Division of Spill Prevention and Response


F/V Nahanni

Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location Elrington Passage at Evans Island in Prince William Sound. The location is just outside of Sawmill Bay to the south west at a Lat/Lon of 60° 02.56’N, 148° 02.06’W
Product/Quantity There is a potential spill of 300 gallons of diesel and 40 gallons of lubricating oil. As of this report only light sheens have been reported.
Cause On August 22, the vessel struck a reef and began taking on water after delivering a load of fish.
Time/Date of Incident 8:30 PM, August 22, 2009
Situation Reports
09/23/2010 (PDF138K) -- FINAL
08/24/2009 (PDF100K)
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John W. Engles ADEC Valdez (907) 835-4698