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F/V Valiant Maid

Location
Spike Island, Cordova, Latitude 60.32.957N, Longitude 145.46.438 W
Time/Date
4:00 p.m., August 18, 2003
Spill Id
03229923001
Product/ Quantity
All of the diesel fuel that was on board the vessel was released. The vessel owner reported a total of 700 gallons of diesel and several gallons of engine oil on board the vessel at the time of the sinking.
Cause
The 42 gross ton wooden vessel hit a rock, split apart and sank in 45’ of water off Spike Island.

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August 18-21, 2003