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SHIP NAME: Prince William Sound KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 4
source LMIU
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About 420 gallons of oily water spilled into sea while anchored in Port Angeles Bay, Washington, awaiting discharge 29 Jan 2001 Clean up under way Cleared to proceed Jan 30 Owners fined in Court 20 Feb 2002.


source OSIR
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volume 100G
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At approximately 0455 local time on 29 Janary 2001, the 123,936 dwt tank vessel Prince William Sound released oily water onto its deck and up to 100 gallons of oily water spilled into Port Angeles Bay. The US owned tanker was at anhcor when it reported that oilty water camed from the on-deck piping system for a tank normally used to store deck residues. The rainwater and cargo residues were contained on deck, but some escaped over the side.


source DSN
type A
volume 462G
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An oil tanker company has been fined $25,000 for spilling more than 400 gallons of crude oil in Port Angeles Harbour last year. Alaska tanker Co was ordered to pay the fine following the Jan 29, 2001 spill from Prince William Sound, the state Department of Ecology announced yesterday. An estimated 462 gallons of Alaska North Slope crude oil partially stained two miles of beach inside Ediz Hook and prompted the rescue and treatment of 11 oiled birds. An Ecology investigation found the tanker did not have a check valve in place to prevent a deck drain system from overflowing.


source CTX
type A
volume 462G
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Explanations are garbled. Sounds like a crew screw up, but could be corroded pipes. We need more info.