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FV Big John Vessel Grounding

Frisco, NC, USA | 2019-Feb-06

Initial Notification: On 6 February 2019, USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC about a fishing vessel that grounded off of Frisco, North Carolina (Outer Banks) on 5 February. Vessel had approximately 800 gallons of petroleum products on board. The vessel was a complete loss. USCG requested information about potential resources at risk and marine debris clean-up methods.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:deisel fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 35° 13.48′ North
Longitude (approximate): 75° 38.35′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable