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F/V Patty J Grounding

Location
Near Square Cove in Chatham Strait, Alaska.
Time/Date of Incident
4:30 AM on August 8, 2009. The grounding was reported to ADEC at 7:00 AM on August 8, 2009 by the U.S. Coast Guard
Spill Number
09119922001
Product/Quantity
The F/V Patty J, a 58-foot wooden vessel, is reported to have contained approximately 700 gallons of diesel fuel, a 30-gallon tank of hydraulic oil, and an unknown volume of lube oil when it grounded.
Cause
The F/V Patty J grounded on a charted reef along Chatham Strait near Square Cove. The five crew members from the F/V Patty J were taken onboard by a nearby Good Samaritan vessel.

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