Coast Guard, Washington State Dept. of Ecology respond to grounded vessel near Pleasant Harbor, Wash.

d13
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are responding to a report a of 65-foot pleasure craft aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Washington, Sunday morning.

The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a 65-foot pleasure craft that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Wash., Sept. 14, 2014. It was reported that there is the potential for up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel on board the vessel and a sheen has been reported on the water. (U.S. Coast Guard by Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Incident Management Division)

The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a 65-foot pleasure craft that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Wash., Sept. 14, 2014. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

There is reportedly up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel and an unrecoverable sheen was reported to be visible on the water. Responders are working with the owner to deploy containment boom around the vessel and develop plans to remove the fuel aboard.

Jefferson County dispatch notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound that the 65-foot pleasure craft Avalon was aground in Pleasant Harbor at 2:30 a.m. The vessel was under tow by a 14-foot skiff at the time of incident.

All four people involved departed the 65-foot vessel and made it ashore at Pleasant Harbor State Park in the skiff.

Members from Sector Puget Sound’s Incident Management Division along with the Washington State Department of Ecology, Global Diving and Salvage and the local fire department responded to the scene.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.