Fishing Vessel Sinks Near International Waters in Ecologically Sensitive Haro Strait
A fishing vessel loaded with 2,600 gallons of fuel sank in 100-150 feet of water in Haro Strait off the coast of San Juan Island, WA on Saturday afternoon. By 5 p.m., an oil sheen of about 1.75 miles (2.8 kilometers) could be seen from the air.
Haro Strait marks the international boundary between the U.S. and Canada. The sinking of the Aleutian Isle, described by the US Coast Guard as a 49-foot and by Marine Traffic as a 54-foot fishing vessel, occurred on the U.S. side of the ...
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