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P/V Pilgrim Bell; Cuttyhunk Island, MA

Cuttyhunk Island, MA | 1985-Jul-28

Initial Notification: Passenger ship Pilgrim Bell grounded 1mi SW of Cuttyhunk Is. There was a 3x9' gash in ship ~some bilge oil and sewage lost. Potential of 2000 gals diesel. Plan is to off load passengers (90 people) plug hole *10 or 101? mattresses) and tow the vessel in.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 41° 24.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 58.50′ West