Mona Island, PR | 2012-Jun-21
Initial Notification: On June 21, 2012, NOAA was notified of the grounding of the M/V Jireh on the west shore of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The 200-foot vessel was reported aground this morning at 0700 local time. The vessel is hard aground on coral, rock and sand bottom. Position is reported as Lat/Lon: 18 04.07N, 067 55.5W. The USCG has requested SSC support in the response/salvage/removal effort and NRDA teams are preparing to address coral injury.
|Products of concern:||Diesel|
|Latitude (approximate):||18° 4.07′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||67° 55.50′ West|