Sunken ship may have sprung another leak
Twillingate man says he spotted oiled birds near Change Islands site
It appears oil may be again leaking out of a sunken ship near Change Islands.
The Canadian Coast Guard patched the cracks in the Manolis L last month.
But Cyril Gidge of Twillingate says he spotted oiled birds near the site Sunday evening.
Gidge says there were turrs and seagulls — in total, about a half dozen birds — affected.
"We could see oil rising out of the water," Gidge said. "I was disgusted."
The coast guard says it will be investigating.
Gidge wants the oil pumped out of the Manolis L.
The paper carrier sank in 1985.