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CA-36

Information
ID: CA-36
Region: Atlantic
Case/Incident Name: M/V Gordon C. Leitch
Time: 1999-3-23

Location
Spill Location: Canada , QC , Havre-Saint-Pierre
Spill latitude N: 50.234692
Spill longitude E: -63.592324

Incident Character
Incident Description: The vessel struck the lock wall while entering the St. Lawrence Seaway’s Eisenhower Lock sustaining a 2.00m long hull fracture to the forward port side hull plating above the waterline.
Incident Type: Marine Accident (M)
Oil Type: Bunker fuel
Volume Spilled (m3): 49.0
Oiled Shoreline (km):
Volume on shoreline (m3):
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Shorelines
Shoreline Substrates:
Shore Treatment Methods: 9
Natural Attenuation Monitored:
Treatment Information: They quickly put containment booms in place, managing to corral about 17 tons of the oil.
Waste Data:

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