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An oil skimmer sank while helping clean up the Exxon Valdez spill, releasing an unknown amount of oil into Prince William Sound, the Coast Guard said Tuesday. No injuries were reported. The Retriever sank early Sunday in Northwest Bay in the sound in about 100 feet of water, a Coast Guard official said. The vessel was under contract to Exxon as part of efforts to clean up the nation's largest oil spill. The Coast Guard said in a statement that an unknown amount of oil was re-released into the bay because of the sinking.