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‘Naknek Spirit’ Goes Aground East Of Whittier

July 8, 2013

The Coast Guard reports yet a third tender went aground and spilled an estimated 500 gallons of fuel in Passage Canal east of Whittier.

This one is the 104-foot “Naknek Spirit,” out of Homer.

The vessel was re-floated at high tide, and the spill was boomed off and was being skimmed at last report.

No injuries were reported.

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