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F/V Savannah Ray Grounding

Long Island approximately 5 miles southeast of Kodiak
Time/Date of Incident
The vessel grounding was reported to the U.S. Coast Guard at approximately 3:00 a.m. on February 16, 2015 by the vessel crew and the Coast Guard notified ADEC at 10:00 a.m. on the same day.
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Minor sheen was observed in the vicinity of the Savannah Ray on February 23rd during defueling operations. The owner of the Savannah Ray estimates approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel, 300 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 75 gallons of lube oil were onboard the vessel when it grounded. Approximately 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel was recovered during defueling operations and vessel recovery efforts. Minor quantities of the remaining petroleum products were recovered by sorbents with the bulk of the remainder believed to have been lost due to structural damage incurred while aground, flooding, or theft of equipment that caused the petroleum products to be released.
The 81-foot steel-hulled fishing vessel was returning to Kodiak with approximately 25,000 pounds of cod when it ran aground. The cause of the grounding is unknown at this time and is being investigated by the Coast Guard and ADEC.

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