Coast Guard Responds to Ferry Allision

Monday, December 10, 2007
The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco responded to the Ferry Vessel Royal Prince of the Red & White Fleet after the vessel allided with some rocks south west of Alcatraz a little after 3pm. The vessel operator reported some damage to the forward left side but the vessel was not taking on water and there were no injuries. A Coast Guard small boat from Station San Francisco and a helicopter from Air Station San Francisco responded to the scene and reported no pollution. The ferry was taken out of service and conducted soundings on their tanks to ensure no oil was released into the environment. Alcohol testing was administered to the entire crew and the results were negative. The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of this incident.
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