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Barge Corpus Christi Sun; Buzzard's Bay

Buzzard's Bay | 1985-Jan-24

Initial Notification: The barge Corpus Christi Sun sustained damage to the No.2 portside tank and leaked 50-100 gallons of diesel. The potential spill is 100k barrels barge is anchored off of buoy #11 in West of Cape Cod Canal. Buzzard's Bay and the leak has been stopped. Winds are from the West at 10-20 kts shifting to 10-20 kts from the NW on 1/26. Ice conditions are 80% coverage of pancake & brash ice compacted by the wind.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 41° 31.63′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 50.50′ West