Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location The vessel sank at the Whittier Ocean Dock.
Product/Quantity ADEC estimates the volume of the product spilled to be approximately 10 gallons of diesel.
Cause The F/V Wild Horses sank while it was tied to the pilings. Harbor staff checked the vessel on Saturday January 14, 2006 at 4:00 PM and the vessel was afloat with lines secured. The cause of the sinking is still unknown.
Time/Date of Incident January 15, 2006 time unknown. The US Coast Guard reported the spill to ADEC at 11:22 a.m., January 15, 2006
Situation Reports
01/17/2006 (PDF 71K)  
08/17/2006 (PDF 114K) --FINAL  
February 4, 2006      
F/V Wildhorses, 2/4/2006, Whittier      

January 15, 2006      


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