Bath Springs Sunken Vessel

 
Site Contact:
Brian Englert
On-Scene Coordinator

(englert.brian@epa.gov)

Site Location:
Tennessee River Mile Marker 168
Adjacent to Shallow Bluff Lane
Bath Springs, TN 38311
epaosc.org/bathspringssunkenvessel
NRC#: 1120340

On Friday June 19, 2015, a 42-foot pleasure craft struck a cliff face and sunk in the Tennessee River near mile marker 168. The vessel has at least 600 gallons of fuel on board and is causing a sheen in the river. Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) requested EPA assistance.On-Scene Coordinator (OSC) Brian Englert was deployed to the scene.