Sunken ATB Tug Off B.C. Coast Finally Raised

The sunken ATB tug Nathan E. Stewart has been raised at last, ending a 33-day response operation on the Inside Passage.

The Stewart went aground and sank near the small town of Bella Bella, B.C. on October 13, carrying about 60,000 gallons of diesel and 500 gallons of lube oil. Her operator estimates that almost 30,000 gallons of fuel were released into the environment.

Published November 16, 2016

Last modified on November 17, 2017