Photos: Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel in Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard Alaska News
Valdez, AK – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel responded to a sunken vessel in Valdez on Saturday.

The Coast Guard was notified by the Valdez Harbormaster that the 42-foot recreational vessel Revindell II had sunk in the harbor.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark, a pollution responder with Marine Safety Unit Valdez, Alaska, inspects the sunken vessel Revindell II with personnel from the Valdez Harbormaster Office Feb. 9, 2013. Coast Guard personnel were notified by the harbormaster that the 42-foot recreational vessel sank. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Krispin Barrett.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark, a pollution responder with Marine Safety Unit Valdez, Alaska, inspects the sunken vessel Revindell II with personnel from the Valdez Harbormaster Office Feb. 9, 2013. Coast Guard personnel were notified by the harbormaster that the 42-foot recreational vessel sank. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Krispin Barrett.

An R&R Diving employee prepares to dive and close fuel vents on the recreational vessel Revindell II in the Valdez, Alaska, Small Boat Harbor Feb. 9, 2013. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel are working with the diving company and the local harbormaster to minimize pollution from the sunken vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark.

An R&R Diving employee prepares to dive and close fuel vents on the recreational vessel Revindell II in the Valdez, Alaska, Small Boat Harbor Feb. 9, 2013. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel are working with the diving company and the local harbormaster to minimize pollution from the sunken vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark.

Petty Officer 1st Class Krispin Barrett, a pollution responder with Marine Safety Unit Valdez, Alaska, inspects the recreational vessel Revindell II after it sank in the Valdez Small Boat Harbor Feb. 9, 2013. The 42-foot Revindell II had approximately 460 gallons of diesel fuel onboard at the time of the sinking. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark.

Petty Officer 1st Class Krispin Barrett, a pollution responder with Marine Safety Unit Valdez, Alaska, inspects the recreational vessel Revindell II after it sank in the Valdez Small Boat Harbor Feb. 9, 2013. The 42-foot Revindell II had approximately 460 gallons of diesel fuel onboard at the time of the sinking. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Clark.

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