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SHIP NAME: Overseas Long Beach KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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MISLE Activity Number: 3386627 Originating Unit: Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach MISLE Activity Owner: Commandant (CG-5453) MISLE Activity Controller: Commandant (CG-5453) MISLE Case Number: I. INCIDENT BRIEF On December 26, 2008 the M/V OVERSEAS LONG BEACH lost power from the # 2 generator while shifting from heavy fuel oil to diesel oil prior to entering California State waters. (Approximately 40 miles off of the coast of Santa Barbara). The vessel's emergency generator started and supplied electrical power as designed. The #1 and #3 electrical generators were placed online supplying normal ships electrical power. The Master stated the ship lost propulsion during the generator casualty (loss of power) for approximately 12 minutes. The vessel identified the casualty as a faulty fuel pump; the fuel pump was replaced while in port and tested under load, satisfactory.


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Ship would almost certainly have two generators on-line approaching port. One generator should be able to handle normal steaming loads, but under optimistic Class rules this is rarely the case.