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Reel Time Sinking

Location
Outside of the floating breakwater, Auke Bay Boat Harbor, Juneau, Alaska
Time/Date
8:15 p.m., September 5, 2003
Spill Id
03119924801
Product/ Quantity
Potential for 270 gallons of diesel, gasoline, and lube oils
Cause
The 38 foot aluminum charter boat was returning to Auke Bay Boat Harbor, missed the entrance by an estimated 90 feet, and ran into the floating breakwater at high rate of speed. The grounding resulted in an estimated 5 foot long gash to the boat bow and sinking it. Two passengers on board the vessel were injured as a result of the grounding. The boat sank in more than 120 feet of water.

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