Skip to content

T/V Silver Bay II Sinking

Location
Silver Bay Logging facility dock along Zimovia Strait, approximately 5 miles south of Wrangell.
Time/Date of Incident
Unknown. The incident was discovered at 3:00 p.m. on January 14, 2014.
Spill Number
14119901401
Product/Quantity
The Silver Bay representative estimated that the vessel contained 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel at the time of sinking. The amount spilled is unknown.
Cause
The tug sank in approximately 85-feet of water. The cause of the sinking is unknown at this time and will be investigated by the Coast Guard.

Contact Information

Photos

Images may be downloaded for free and used in publications provided credit is given to the source.

January 15, 2014

January 16, 2014

January 17, 2014