Boat Sinks, Leaks Fuel in Oyster Bay, Long Island


According to Newsday, a 106-year-old, wood-hulled boat that sank on Saturday, November 2, in Oyster Bay [Long Island], leaking diesel fuel into the harbor, broke apart on Sunday as it was being salvaged.

The 66’ Waldron B, owned by Frank M. Flower & Sons Inc., may have leaked up to 150 gallons of diesel into the harbor, although authorities have contained most of the fuel.

Read more about the sinking of the oyster boat Waldron B in Oyster Bay.