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Tug Challenger Sinking

Location
In the Gastineau Channel at 58° 18.098'N, 134° 26.340'W
Time/Date of Incident
The vessel sank on September 12, 2015 at 2 p.m. in approximately 20 feet of water.
Spill Number
15119925501
Product/Quantity
The PRP estimates that there is a maximum of 250 gallons of diesel onboard the vessel.
Cause
The vessel sank in approximately 20 feet of water. The cause of the sinking is under investigation by the USCG.

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September 13, 2015