Activity Report: SPAR THREE; Evasive Maneuvers
MISLE Activity Number: 3317104
Originating Unit: Sector St Petersburg
MISLE Activity Owner: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Activity Controller: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Case Number:
I. INCIDENT BRIEF
The Motor Vessel OLMECA was transiting inbound Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Channel.
When it came upon the turn at Cut "C" to Cut "D" the vessel steered wide
and allided with the Motor Vessel Spar Three
which was tied up to Pier 219.
In an attempt to avoid the allision,
the Master stopped engines and ordered full astern,
causing the main engine to shutdown.