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46 Foot Fishing Boat

Muskeget Channel, MA | 2013-Oct-10

Initial Notification: At 1000ET on 10 Oct 2013, USCG contacted NOAA Emergency Response Division about a 46ft wooden fishing boat aground on Wasque Shoal in Muskeget Channel, MA near Martha's Vineyard. The vessel's anchor failed overnight and grounded this morning. The vessel is listing in 3 feet of water and fuel vents have been plugged.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Grounding
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 135 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 41° 22.88′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 25.90′ West