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Mystery Oil Sheens; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts | 1985-Nov-14

Initial Notification: At approximately 1425 on November 14, 1985, the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office in Providence, Rhode Island, received a report from Air Station Cape Cod that a private aircraft had seen three separate sheens of oil in Buzzards Bay. These sheens were described to be approximately 300-yards long and 75-yards wide, and located in the southern portion of Buzzards Bay. USCG district 1.

Incident Details
Products of concern:Diesel
Latitude (approximate): 41° 37.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 41.00′ West