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F/V A.E. CLIFFORD Sinking

Superior, WI | 2019-Jan-07

Initial Notification: On Friday January 4th, 2019 the F/V A. E. CLIFFORD was taking on water at the Hughitt Slip Pier in Superior, WI. Superior Fire Department arrived on-scene, verified there were no persons on board, and began attempting to de-water the vessel. MSU Duluth's Duty Prevention Officer and pollution responder arrived on-scene, reported no visible signs of pollution in the water, however the smell of diesel and oil was present on the vessel. Potential of 200 gallons.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 46° 44.30′ North
Longitude (approximate): 92° 5.94′ West