MISLE Activity Number: 3334789
Originating Unit: Sector North Carolina
MISLE Activity Owner: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Activity Controller: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Case Number:
I. INCIDENT BRIEF
Received a call from the OSG Ship Manager stating
the OVERSEAS TEXAS CITY had an accidental discharge of their CO2 system
in the engine room while off the coast of NC.
The discharge resulted in the shutting down of ship's propulsion and generators.
Space was cleared and engines were restarted.
Vsl entered Norfolk shipyard to effect repairs on fire suppression system.
113 bottles replaced with a full system test conducted satisfactory,
vessel returned to service.