T/V Silver Bay II Sinking

Location Silver Bay Logging facility dock along Zimovia Strait, approximately 5 miles south of Wrangell.
Product/Quantity The Silver Bay representative estimated that the vessel contained 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel at the time of sinking. The amount spilled is unknown.
Cause The tug sank in approximately 85-feet of water. The cause of the sinking is unknown at this time and will be investigated by the Coast Guard.
Time/Date of Incident Unknown. The incident was discovered at 3:00 p.m. on January 14, 2014.


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