Caught in a storm on 19 December 1983, the container ship the Good Lion ran aground on the beach of Langosteira, in the northwest of Spain.
The crew was safe and sound but 80 tonnes of bunker fuel escaped from the ship's holds and polluted the surroundings beaches.
Finally, the Good Lion was abandoned and then classified as a wreck.
Name: Good Lion
Date: 19 December 1983
Accident area: Langosteira beach, Galicia
Cause of spill: grounding
Type of pollutant: bunker fuel
Quantity spilled: 80 tonnes
Ship type: container ship
Date built: 1964
Last update: April 2009