Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location Approximately 4.5 miles southeast of King Cove, at the west side of the entrance to Belkofski Bay, at approximately 55° 01.512 N, 162° 13.459 W.
Product/Quantity The owner of the Capt’ N Andrew reported that approximately 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 450 gallons of lube and hydraulic oils were on board when the vessel grounded. In addition, the owner reported that 110,000-120,000 lbs of Pacific cod were in the fish holds of the vessel.
Cause The cause of the incident is under investigation by the US Coast Guard.
Time/Date of Incident The 58-foot fishing vessel Capt'N Andrew went aground near Bold Cape/Table Rock, southeast of King Cove, at approximately 6:00 AM on March 6, 2011. ADEC was notified of the incident by the US Coast Guard at 6:40 AM on March 6, 2011.
Situation Reports
03/11/2011 (PDF 44K) -- FINAL
03/09/2011 (PDF 198K)
03/07/2011 (PDF 115K)
The F/V Capt'N Andrew aground approximately 4.5 miles southwest of King Cove, Alaska, near the west entrance to Belkofski Bay at approximately 55° 01.512N - 162° 13.459 W. Photos taken by the USCG during an overflight the afternoon of March 7, 2011. Click thumbnail for larger view
F/V Capt'N Andrew F/V Capt'N Andrew F/V Capt'N Andrew F/V Capt'N Andrew
F/V Capt'N Andrew F/V Capt'N Andrew    
For more information
Steven Russell, ADEC, (907) 262-5210 Ext. 222