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Pleasure craft "The Lady" sunk

Huntington Beach, CA | 2019-Aug-25

Initial Notification: On 25-AUG-2019, USCG Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the 61' wooden pleasure craft "The Lady" that sank at the dock in Huntington Beach at 1530 hrs. The vessel had a max capacity of 600 gallons diesel on-board and rainbow sheen and a heavy slick were observed between the vessel and the dock. Reportedly, the vessel was still "bubbling up" a few hours later. USCG requested trajectory support for their upcoming response and investigations.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 600 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 43.70′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 4.47′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable