Coast Guard response to Army Vessel Monterey taking on water and fuel spill continues

Coast Guard response to Army Vessel Monterey taking on water and fuel spill continues
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard personnel are continuing to work with key stakeholders to clean and contain the area around the Army vessel Monterrey, which began taking on water Friday night and remains beached on Puffin Island. After a shoreline assessment by two Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak teams, two areas were identified for cleanup. Absorbent pads will be used to clean as much fuel from these...

Coast Guard Escorts Army Vessel to Humboldt Bay

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard safely escorted a U.S. Army watercraft to Humboldt Bay after it started flooding on Monday night. Army vessel Monterey (LCU-2030) started taking on water at approximately 11:30 p.m., Monday south of Cape Mendocino, Calif. The Monterey, a 170-foot landing craft, was traveling from Vallejo, Calif. to Tacoma, Wash. The Coast Guard deployed a 47-foot Motor Life...