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M/V Pegasus Sinking

Location
Off Sunshine Cove on the east side of Lynn Canal. Sunshine Cove is 28 miles northwest of Juneau.
Time/Date
At approximately 11:30 AM, July 24, 2007
Spill Id
07119920501
Product/ Quantity
A small quantity of oil discharged immediately after the vessel sank, but the amount of product spilled is unknown at this time. Approximately 1200 gallons of diesel fuel was on board the vessel as well as unknown quantities of lubricating and hydraulic oils.
Cause
The cause of the sinking is under investigation by the US Coast Guard.

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July 24-25, 2007