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Home » Archives » September 2018 » Boat Sinks In Friday Harbor

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09/06/2018: "Boat Sinks In Friday Harbor"


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The Coast Guard is responding to a 40-foot sailing vessel that sank Wednesday in Friday Harbor. The vessel has been anchored for some time with no people reported aboard.

Members from the Island Oil Spill Association report a marine diesel sheen from an estimated 20-gallon tank and have deployed a boom to contain the spill.


Members from the Island Oil Spill Association report a marine diesel sheen from an estimated 20-gallon tank and have deployed a boom to contain the spill.

Sector Puget Sound Incident Management Division has opened the Oil Spill Emergency Fund and has contracted Global Diving and Salvage to secure the fuel tanks.

No responsible party has been identified at this time.

If you have any information regarding this vessel, please contact:

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ben Card
206-391-4635

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