Division of Spill Prevention and Response


F/V Rascal Sinking

Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location St. Lazaria Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska
Product/Quantity The F/V Rascal is reported to have contained approximately 450 gallons of diesel fuel and an unknown volume of lube and engine oil when it sank. Light rainbow sheen was
reported around the vessel on Sunday, October 11, 2009.
Cause The F/V Rascal sank southeast of St. Lazaria Island in Sitka Sound.
Time/Date of Incident 10:00 PM on October 10, 2009; reported to ADEC at 12:31 PM on October 11, 2009 by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Situation Reports
10/10/2009 (PDF 67K) -- FINAL
For more information

Sarah Moore, ADEC, 907-465-5239