Sunday, March 13, 2011

9 Crescent City Vessels Adrift Or Whereabouts Unknown

Crescent City Ca. After March 11, 2011 Tsunami. Photo from Mail.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                           CRESCENT CITY TSUNAMI
OPERATIONS CENTER
CONTACT: Alexia Retallack, (916) 952-3317               DATE:   March
12, 2011  TIME: 1030


CRESCENT CITY TSUMANI FACT SHEET Update #01

Location:   Crescent City Inner Basin Harbor, Crescent City, CA

Cause:   Tsunami following 8.9 earthquake in Japan

Damage:
•       17 vessels afloat, appear sound but need inspection to verify
•       17 vessels damaged/obviously sunk
•       9 vessels adrift or unknown
•       Several sunken vessels in harbor, exact locations unknown
•       Large debris including rocks, logs, and vessel debris scattered
about inner harbor and shore
•       Rip rap and harbor protection compromised
•       Navigable waters status unknown

Closures or restrictions:   Harbor access restricted for public safety

Wildlife:  No impacted wildlife at this time, crews continue to monitor
for it

Crews deployed:   US Coast Guard, California Fish and Game, Harbor
District Personnel

Information numbers:
   Crescent City Harbor boat owners contact 707-464-6174 ext. 22
   Report Injured Wildlife 1-877-823-6929

Here are some links to local blogs with lots of pictures:
http://mckinleyvillepress.wordpress.com/2011/03/12/tsunami-as-seen-at-houda-point-and-moonstone-beach-little-river/
http://kymkemp.com/2011/03/11/photos-of-shelter-cove-tsunami-surge-in-humboldt-county/
http://mckinleyvillepress.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/tsunami-video-from-crescent-city/
http://mckinleyvillepress.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/crescent-city-harbor-during-tsunami/
http://mckinleyvillepress.wordpress.com/2011/03/13/photos-of-crescent-city-harbor-from-u-s-coast-guard-tsunami/

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