California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Montebello News Releases

  1. No visual evidence of oil found onboard S.S. Montebello
    No visual evidence of oil found onboard S.S. Montebello - Latest news release on the final operation of the SS Montebello operations
  2. First look from the deck of the Nanuq
    First look from the deck of the Nanuq - The oil spill response vessel, Nanuq, relaunched and recovered an underwater remotely operated vehicle as the assessment operation of the S.S. Montebello continues, Oct. 13, 2011.
  3. ROV completes S.S. Montebello initial visual assessment
    ROV completes S.S. Montebello initial visual assessment - The Coast Guard-contracted underwater remotely operated vehicle has completed an initial visual assessment of the S.S. Montebello, circling the wreck to get an updated view as it sits on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, Oct. 12.
  4. Montebello Media Advisory
    Coast Guard, California to hold press conference regarding S.S. Montebello operations - Media Advisory for the news conference scheduled for Tues. Oct. 11, 2011
  5. Coast Guard, California conduct final planning for S.S. Montebello operation
    Coast Guard, California conduct final planning for S.S. Montebello operation - The Coast Guard and state of California are finalizing the planning phase of an operation to determine if oil is present aboard the sunken ship S.S. Montebello, which sits 900 feet below the ocean surface approximately 6.5 miles off the coast of Cambria, Calif
  6. Coast Guard, California attempt to determine oil presence on sunken WWII ship
    Initial press release announcing contract and Montebello dive project - USCG awards contract for dive assessment on the SS Montebello, an oil tanker that sank after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine off of the San Luis Obispo Coast during WWII

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