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Fuel Barge T/B 160-1

Mouth of the Kanektok River in the Bering Sea near Quinhagak, approximately 80 miles south of Bethel.
Time/Date of Incident
This was only a potential spill. No fuel release has been reported. On September 14, 2009, at 7:45 AM, the fuel barge T/B 160-1grounded on a sandbar at the mouth of the Kanektok River near Quinhagak. Initial efforts to refloat the barge were unsuccessful.
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No release has been reported. The barge reportedly contained 71,384 gallons of unleaded gasoline in two compartments and 71,154 gallons of Jet A fuel in three compartments.
This was only a potential spill.

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