MISLE Activity Number: 2857113
Originating Unit: Sector Delaware Bay
MISLE Activity Owner: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Activity Controller: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Case Number:
While undocking from the Valero Dock, the master valve for the main engine seized,
leading to a leak of air and main engine shut down.
Consequently, vessel lost maneuverability and moved slightly astern due to wind and current.
Vsl then drifted down on the Tug MARION C. BOUCHARD, but no damage was incurred.
Main engine was re-started and with the assistance of two tugs,
the vessel was safely moored back to the pier.
COTP order issued, requiring Class survey to verify repairs to main engine.
Class confirmed and witnessed testing of main propulsion engine and all found in order.