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SHIP NAME: Oswego Patriot KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source OSIR
type D
volume 1554000G
material C
dead
link

Location is Off Los Angeles, California.


source CTX
type D
volume 6MML
material
dead
link

The only confirmation we have of this large spill is an LA fire department list which includes a 19750304 fire on the Oswego Patriot at Berth 241 attributed to welding. Mentions Sumatran crude. Presumably this occurred while the ship was repairing after the first casualty.

Ship is probably the ex-Borgila, believed to be 51,576 dwt.

The USCG Marine Board of Investigation did NOT do a report. Suspect OSIR spill volume may be hiogh.