The 32 foot fishing vessel Just In Time suffered water ingress in Bristol Bay off Dillingham, Alaska. The vessel sent out a mayday requesting assistance. The Alaskan State Troopers patrol vessels responded to the scene. They providing a dewatering pump and damage control kit while escorting the fishing vessel back to Dillingham. No reports of injuries to the 4 crew on board.
The 78 foot long fishing vessel Lone Star capsized and sank near the mouth of the Igushik River, Alaska. The four crew sent out a distress call with a nearby fishing vessel responding. All four men were rescued and taken to Dillingham. No reports of injuries. The Coast Guard reports that pollution has leaked into the water. The Lone Star had some 14,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board at the time of the incident. The Coast Guard and local authorities are coordinating a response to the incident.
The tanker barge Na-Kao went aground in Nushagak Bay off Dillingham, Alaska. The tug Seneca who was towing the Na-Kao had become entangled with a gill net in its starboard prop disabling the tug. The Na-Kao was loaded with 249,958 gallons of jet fuel, 349,958 gallons of gasoline and 612,238 gallons of diesel fuel. The Coast Guard was alerted, but the owners were able to refloat the Na-Kao later the same day by transferring some fuel to another barge. No pollution was released.