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F/V Fate Hunter Grounding

Location
In Port Valdez, approximately seven miles west of Valdez and less than one mile east of Shoup Bay
Time/Date
5:30 a.m., August 11, 2013
Spill Id
13229922301
Product/ Quantity
The amount and type of oil spilled is unknown at this time. The owner of the Fate Hunter estimates that 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel, 300 gallons of hydraulic oil and 100 gallons of lube oil were on board the vessel when it ran aground. A light sheen was reported in the area within the first 24 hours after the grounding.
Cause
The cause of the grounding is under investigation by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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August 11, 2013

August 13, 2013