Division of Spill Prevention and Response

Breadcrumbs

Incident Description
Location Bold Island, Revillagigedo Channel, approximately 10 nautical miles Southeast of Ketchikan.
Latitude 55° 1512” N, Longitude 131° 26.26” W.
Product/Quantity The Coast Guard reported that approximately 40 gallons of marine diesel was discharged from the fuel vents. The vessel was reported to have 6,000 gallons of diesel and unknown quantities of lube and hydraulic oils on board.
Cause The release occurred after the 55-foot steel hulled fishing vessel ran aground while underway in the early morning hours. The cause of the grounding is under investigation by the Coast Guard.
Time/Date of Incident

At approximately 4:45 AM on September 9, 2006. The USCG notified ADEC of the incident at approximately 7 AM on September 9, 2006

Situation Reports
09/12/2006 (PDF 128K) --FINAL  
For more information

Bob Fultz, ADEC, 225-6200 x1