|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|
|For more information|
Scot W. Tiernan 907-465-5378 or cell 723-6062