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MV Kristin Faye

Gulf of Mexico | 2019-Sep-08

Initial Notification: On September 8, 2019, the USCG received a report that Lift Boat M/V KRISTIN FAYE was partially submerged due to a punch through of the ocean floor with the lift boats port leg in Main Pass Block 64. 700 gallons of diesel and 200 gallons of hydraulic oil onboard with a reported 55 gallons of diesel discharged into the waterway resulting in. 3 mile sheen at time of report.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 18.10′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 3.30′ West