At 1500 on September 8, 1986, the 749 foot tanker, Viking Osprey,
carrying approximately 550,000 barrels of Isthmus crude oil,
touched bottom just below Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
while en route to the Mobile Oil Refinery at Paulsboro, New Jersey.
Approximately 270,000 gallons were released from a breach in the hull of the No. l center tank
until midnight, when the tank was emptied at the refinery.
The ship was boomed by Mobil personnel as
soon as it docked. USCG district 3.