M/V Lituya Grounding
- Time/Date of Incident
- Spill Number
- High winds caused the State ferry Lituya to part its 3 wires and single mooring line at the Alaska Marine Highway System terminal in Metlakatla. The vessel was blown approximately 1.2km to the North and grounded on Scrub Island. There were no passengers or crew onboard the vessel at the time of the incident.
Unified Command Press Releases
- 01/30/2009 (link to AK DOT/PF website)