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F/V Hot Spur Grounding

Location
Bold Island, Revillagigedo Channel, approximately 10 nautical miles Southeast of Ketchikan. Latitude 55° 1512” N, Longitude 131° 26.26” W.
Time/Date of Incident
At approximately 4:45 AM on September 9, 2006. The USCG notified ADEC of the incident at approximately 7 AM on September 9, 2006.
Spill Number
06119925201
Product/Quantity
The Coast Guard reported that approximately 40 gallons of marine diesel was discharged from the fuel vents. The vessel was reported to have 6,000 gallons of diesel and unknown quantities of lube and hydraulic oils on board.
Cause
The release occurred after the 55-foot steel hulled fishing vessel ran aground while underway in the early morning hours. The cause of the grounding is under investigation by the Coast Guard.

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