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Forest Prince; Port Angeles, Washington

Port Angeles, Washington | 1986-Feb-10

Initial Notification: At 0500 on February 10, 1986, while the Liberian bulk carrier, Forest Prince, was refueling in Port Angeles Harbor, a check valve failed and a fuel tank overflowed. Bunker C fuel was pumped onto the deck of the vessel, through a scupper, and flowed into the harbor. Before the overflow was detected, approximately 250 gallons of fuel spilled into the water. USCG district 13.

Incident Details
Products of concern:Bunker C fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 250 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 7.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 27.00′ West