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Fishing Vessel Sinks in Vicinity of Dickinson Bay, Texas City, TX

Texas City, TX, USA | 2022-May-06

Initial Notification: On May 6, 2022, the USCG MSU Texas City contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the sunken fishing vessel (F/V) Dena Mae in the vicinity of Dickinson Bay. There was a reported maximum volume of 70-80gal of diesel on board, with a barely discernible silver sheen observed on scene. The USCG requested potential resources at risk from NOAA.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 28.43′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 54.09′ West