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17th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: June 12, 2012

U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Public Affairs Anchorage

Contact: Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Office: (907) 271-2660

Mobile: (907) 227-9248

Multimedia Release: Coast Guard, partners continue response to Monterrey grounding

Editors note: Click on images below for high resolution video and photos.

KODIAK, Alaska - The 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey remains grounded on Puffin Island, surrounded by containment boom to limit the spread of any diesel fuel from the vessel, June 12, 2012. The Coast Guard is working with the Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation and other stakeholders to respond to the grounding. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska — The 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey remains grounded on Puffin Island, surrounded by containment boom to limit the spread of any diesel fuel from the vessel, June 12, 2012.

The Coast Guard is working with the Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation and other stakeholders to respond to the grounding.

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska - Containment boom surrounds the grounded 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey on Puffin Island near Kodiak June 12, 2012. The Coast Guard is working with partner agencies and stakeholders to clean up the spilled diesel fuel in the area and salvage the vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska — Containment boom surrounds the grounded 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey on Puffin Island near Kodiak June 12, 2012.

The Coast Guard is working with partner agencies and stakeholders to clean up the spilled diesel fuel in the area and salvage the vessel.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska - Responders monitor containment boom surrounding the grounded 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey on Puffin Island in Chiniak Bay June 12, 2012. The boom is designed to contain and limit the spread of diesel fuel from the vessel and exclusion boom has been placed at the mouth of the nearby Buskin River, a salmon stream. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska — Responders monitor containment boom surrounding the grounded 174-foot Army vessel Monterrey on Puffin Island in Chiniak Bay June 12, 2012.

The boom is designed to contain and limit the spread of diesel fuel from the vessel and exclusion boom has been placed at the mouth of the nearby Buskin River, a salmon stream.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

 KODIAK, Alaska - Coast Guardsmen and response crews monitor the grounded Army vessel Monterrey, surrounded by containment boom, in Chiniak Bay June 12, 2012. The Monterrey is one of 35 Runnymede class large landing crafts used nationwide by the Army. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guardsmen and response crews monitor the grounded Army vessel Monterrey, surrounded by containment boom, in Chiniak Bay June 12, 2012.

The Monterrey is one of 35 Runnymede class large landing crafts used nationwide by the Army.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Prevatt.

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