Coast Guard monitors successful removal of grounded vessel in Brookings, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard monitored the successful removal of fishing vessel Josias in Brookings, Ore., Wednesday. The vessel was safely floated off the rocks and towed to a slough near Harbor Ice at the Port of Brookings Harbor at 3 p.m., Monday, where it remained until Northwest Marine Services contractors used a crane to remove it from the water. The vessel is now on land and no longer...

Coast Guard updates plan to remove grounded fishing vessel in Chetco River, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard hired contractors, Sunday, to remove a fishing vessel that ran aground, Saturday, near Brookings, Ore., in the Chetco River near the north jetty. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Ore., Incident Management Division (IMD) hired First Strike response contractors from Roseburg, Ore., to assess and remove recoverable oil and deploy hard and soft boom around the 52-foot...

Coast Guard rescues three after vessel runs aground in Chetco River, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a fishing vessel after the vessel ran aground near Brookings, Ore., Saturday. Coast Guard Group North Bend received a report at approximately 1:50 a.m., stating the 52-foot, wooden-hulled fishing vessel Josias had run aground in the Chetco River near the north jetty. Coast Guard Station Chetco River, Ore., launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat...