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Barge e-24 Long Island Sound; Long Island Sound, NY

Long Island Sound, NY | 1985-Nov-22

Initial Notification: The barge, e-24, sank in Long Island Sound after entering the Race, struck bottom and broke the hawser. there was 20,00 barrels of #6 in the tanks- an indetermined amount spilled. Intial slick spotted at 1420 PSt 11/22) was 2 Miles x 3/4 over Bartlet Reef Oriented in the NNW direction. Slick ( at 0430 PSt 11/23) was 1//4 x 1/2 mile./ Black oil globs were noted. Oil observed 11/24 on the Montank Shoreline, 5-6 pancake size peices- about 5 every 30 yds

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 41° 14.35′ North
Longitude (approximate): 72° 3.60′ West