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Approximately 10 Miles East of Dillingham on the Nushagak River, AK (approximate Lat/Long: 59°01.84N, 158 11.67W)
Time/Date of Incident
The tug vessel Devon, used for barging, encountered a submerged object in the Nushagak River at approximately 12:33 a.m. on May 14, 2014. The U.S. Coast Guard reported the incident to ADEC at 4:18 a.m.
Sam Barging estimated that approximately 5,000 to 5,500 gallons of diesel fuel were discharged from the vessel after the grounding.
The 7,400-gallon capacity fuel tank was breached when the vessel encountered an unknown submerged object in the river.