On November 6, the 16 meter long survey vessel Lotty ran aground on the rocks in Örefjärden near Nordmaling, Sweden. Authorities dispatched aircraft to the scene and found a sheen of pollution around the grounded vessel. Two vessels were dispatched to the scene. One laid out booms around the Lotty while the other began to removal of the remaining fuel on board the Lotty. Initial investigations found some 350 litres of diesel fuel had been released. No reports of injuries. Reports state the Lotty will be salvaged.
On November 6, the 28 foot long fishing vessel Dawn Breaker caugh fire off Plum Island near Ipswich, Massachusetts. The Dawn Breaker was pulling in lobster traps when a fire broke out in the wheelhouse. The captain, the single person on board, donned an emergency suit and was forced to jump into the sea to escape the blaze. Another vessel was able to rescue him a short time later. The Dawn Breaker burned until the lobster boat sank.