Division of Spill Prevention and Response


F/V Alaskan Pride Fire and Sinking

Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location Square Cove in Chatham Strait, Alaska

The F/V Alaskan Pride was reported to have approximately 400
gallons of diesel fuel and an unknown volume of lube and engine oil when a fire started in the engine space. A silver sheen was reported when the vessel sank; it is unknown what amount of fuel burned before the vessel sank.

Cause The F/V Alaskan Pride caught fire and subsequently sank.
Time/Date of Incident 10:40 PM on October 13, 2009; reported to ADEC at 10:11 AM on October 14, 2009 by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Situation Reports
10/15/2009 (PDF 67K) -- FINAL
For more information

Sarah Moore, ADEC, 907-465-5239