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Trawler Aground Swinomish Channel, Puget Sound; North end of Swinomish Channel, Anacortes, WA

North end of Swinomish Channel, Anacortes, WA | 2019-Feb-10

Initial Notification: On the afternoon of February 10th, 2019, NW SSC was notified by USCG Sector Puget Sound of a 50' trawler which ran aground at the northern end of the Swinomish Channel near Padilla Bay. Vessel appears to be intact at this time as there is no reported sheen. USCG and Swinomish Tribe will attempt to get a party aboard to sound the vessel to determine if any product is still aboard. Swinomish tribe is attempting to contact the owner. USCG will continue to monitor the site for any signs of spillage.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 48° 27.66′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 31.02′ West