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16 Proceedings Spring 2015 www.uscg.mil/proceedings National Strike Force Signifcant Events 1 9 7 0 s 1973 Three strike teams established 1974 M/V Metula grounding, Strait of Magellan 1975 Baltimore Harbor oil spill 1975 M/V Showa Maru, Straits of Malacca 1975 Mystery spill, Florida 1975 Edmund Fitzgerald wreck located 1976 M/V Sansinen explosion/oil spill 1977 M/V Argo Merchant oil spill, Nantucket, Massachusetts 1977 M/V Golden Jason, Newport News, Virginia 1977 USNS T/V Potomac oil spill, Greenland 1979 IXTOC No. 1 oil well spill, Bay of Campeche, Mexico 1975 Barge McAllister oil spill, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1981 First Level C entry, chemical facility, Santa Fe Springs, California 1982 First Level A entry, waste processing facility, Escondido, California 1984 M/V Rio Nequin aluminum phosphide explosion, Houston Texas 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger recovery 1988 Atlantic Strike Team disestablished 1989 M/V Exxon Valdez oil spill 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, San Francisco, California 1 9 8 0 s 1983 F i r s t C E R C L A c a s e, W i n c h e s t e r f i r e, W i n c h e s t e r, V i r g i n i a 1 9 9 0 s 1999 Hurricane Floyd foods, North Carolina 1999 M/V Sergo Zakariadze grounding, El Morro, Puerto Rico 1990 M/V Mega Borg oil spill, Texas 1991 Atlantic Strike Team re-established at Fort Dix, New Jersey 1991 National Strike Force Coordina- tion Center established, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 1991 Public Information Assist Team merged with NSF 1994 Operation Able Vigil Cuban boat lift 1994 San Jacinto River oil spill, Texas 1996 Cape Mohican, San Francisco, California 1996 TWA Flight 800 crash, of East Moriches, New York 1996 M/V Julie N oil spill, Maine 1997 M/V Kiroshima oil spill, Alaska 1997 Red River food, North Dakota 1999 Egypt Air Flight 990 crash, of Nantucket, Massachusetts 1999 M/V New Carissa grounding/ oil spill, Coos Bay, Oregon 1990 M/V American Trader oil spill, Huntington Beach, California 1991 Gulf War oil spills, Persian Gulf 1995 Hurricane Opal, Florida panhandle 2 0 0 0 s 2000 Alaska Airlines crash, California 2000 Pepco oil spill, Eagle Harbor, Maryland 2001 9/ 11 terrorist attacks, New York and District of Columbia 2002 Rouge River oil spill, Detroit, Michigan 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005 Hurricanes Rita and Katrina 2007 Deployable Operations Group established 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill, San Francisco, California 2008 DM932 / T/V Tintomara collision, New Orleans, Louisiana 2009 Caribbean Petroleum explosion, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2009 M/V Mar-Gun grounding, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 2009 Ex U.S.S. Chehalis salvage, American Samoa 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia recovery, Texas and Louisiana 2004 Athos 1 oil spill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania