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F/V Top Notch Grounding

Location
Nichols Bay on the south end of Prince of Wales Island approximately 50 miles south of Ketchikan, Alaska
Time/Date
4:30 p.m., September 27, 2006. The spill was reported to ADEC by the Coast Guard at 1:43 p.m., September 28, 2006.
Spill Id
06119927001
Product/ Quantity
The amount of fuel discharged is unknown. The owner/operator reported an estimated 400 to 450 gallons of fuel was on-board the vessel at the time of the grounding. He also reported 30 gallons of hydraulic oil and 5 gallons of gasoline on-board the vessel. The vessel’s maximum fuel capacity is 1200 gallons.
Cause
The owner reported that the vessel grounded on the afternoon of September 26, 2006.

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