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Fishing Vessel Sunk at Pier, Neah Bay, WA

Neah Bay, WA | 2022-Jul-05

Initial Notification: The USCG Sector Puget Sound notified the NOAA NW SSC on 05-JUL-2022 that the 50’ F/V Valorous sank at the pier in Neah Bay, WA. There is a maximum potential for approx. 500 gallons of red-dye diesel that is discharging from the vessel, sorbents have been deployed to recover the product. The USCG requested a Resources at Risk and assistance in notifying the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:red-dye diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 2000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 22.07′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 36.75′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable