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Pacific Progress; Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay | 1984-Aug-24

Initial Notification: A brittish ship (the Pacific Progress) grounded on soft bottom near the Chesapeake Bay Entrance. The ship was carrying 367.1 Metric tons of Bunker, 227.6 metric tons of #2 and 56.2 metric tons of Iron Ore. No structural damage reported, no loss of pollutant. Would like to try to refloat on high tide.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 36° 58.38′ North
Longitude (approximate): 75° 50.30′ West