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Prevention Bulletin 96-02: The Barge 101

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
00-08-008 December 1996 February 2000
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Author(s) Mike Lynch
Description Report describes the 1994 grounding of the tank barge, BARGE 101, on a charted reef in the San Juan Islands, Washington, and the subsequent spill of about 27,000 gallons of diesel oil. Covers probable causes, analysis of incident, lessons learned, and prevention recommendations to vessel owners/operators and vessel traffic services.
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Keywords bulletin, barge, vessel, report, tank, San Juan Islands, spill, spills, marine safety, pollution prevention, oil
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