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58-foot Fishing Vessel Sunk, Southern Point of Prince of Wales Island, AK

Prince of Wales Island, Alaska | 2022-Aug-03

Initial Notification: On 2-Aug-2022, at 1600, the FV Hotspur sank off the southern point of Prince of Wales Island. The 58' fishing vessel had an estimated 1100 gallons of diesel on board with a max potential of 8000 gallons. The USCG MSD Ketchikan is requesting fates and trajectory analysis for a potential release of fuels.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 1100 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 54° 40.50′ North
Longitude (approximate): 132° 7.00′ West