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Sunken pleasure craft, Whites Landing, Santa Catalina Island, CA

Whites Landing, Santa Catalina Island, CA | 2022-Aug-14

Initial Notification: On August 14, 2022, USCG Sector LA/LB contacted their NOAA SSC regarding a grounded/sunken pleasure craft (CF-3129KD) off Whites Landing, north of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA. The vessel had been taking on water on 13-AUG-2022 and was being towed when she grounded. She was reportedly carrying 30 gallons of gasoline at the time, though the max potential was 100 gallons. USCG requested oil fate information.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 30 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 23.48′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 22.01′ West