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F/V Royal Flush, Grounding

Location
Tree Point, approximately 50 miles south of Ketchikan. (54 degrees 51.65 North Latitude/130 degrees 57.2 West Longitude).
Time/Date
12:05 AM on September 14, 2004 . The spill was reported to ADEC at 2:47 PM on September 14, 2004
Spill Id
04119925901
Product/ Quantity
Potential spill only. The vessel owner/operator initially reported approximately 90 gallons of diesel fuel and lube oil on board at the time of the grounding but this estimate has been revised down to 40 gallons of diesel fuel and 7 gallons of lube oil.
Cause
The cause of the grounding remains under investigation.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

Contact Information

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September 14-15, 2004