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SHIP NAME: Olympic Glory KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source OSCH
type A
volume 20000B
material Galeota crude
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On January 28, 1981, at 0940, the chemical tanker Lucor Wickliffe struck the Tank Vessel Olympic Glory on the port quarter, in the vicinity of the cargo tanks. The collision occurred approximately two miles south of Morgan's Point. After the Olympic Glory moored at Barbours Cut, an inspection diver confirmed the presence of a 6 by 12 foot hole in the vessel's No. 6 port wing tank. Approximately 20,000 barrels of Galeota crude were lost before the damaged tank could be lightered by portable pumps.

First day response efforts focused on containment of the spilled product. Crowley Environmental was contracted by the owners of the Olympic Glory to lead the cleanup effort. Approximately 18,000 barrels of spilled product was successfully removed within 30 days. The remaining 2,000 barrels were determined to be lost to natural dissipation.


source ETC
type D
volume 20000B
material Crude
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source MEPC_95
type D
volume 840000G
material
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Says hit by overtaking vessel. Winds were SE at 8 knots, weather clear. Slick moved down Ship Channel toward Galveston Bay.


source CTX
type C
volume 22000B
material C
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USCG puts this spill at 22000B. But so far we have no cause info. Looks like there was no NTSB investigation???? Need penetration.