Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location The vessel is reported to have sunk just south of Narrow Point on Prince of Wales Island in Clarence Strait. The location of the sinking is approximately 38 nautical miles northwest of Ketchikan, Alaska

The reporting party stated the vessel had 500 gallons of diesel fuel and 10 drums of gasoline on board when the vessel sank. The amount of product spilled is unknown at this time. A one mile long sheen is reported coming from the vessel.

Cause The 40 foot wooden fishing vessel is reported to have grounded and sunk.
Time/Date of Incident 10:30 AM August 4, 2006
Situation Reports

08/04/2006 (PDF 72K)

08/07/2006 (PDF 72K)  
08/15/2006 (PDF 13K)  
08/29/2006 (PDF 534K) --FINAL  
For more information

Scot W. Tiernan 907-465-5378 or cell 723-6062