Coast Guard lifts Captain of the Port closures for Coos Bay Harbor entrance

Coast Guard lifts Captain of the Port closures for Coos Bay Harbor entrance
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard lifted a three-day Captain of the Port order Monday night that restricted vessels with a draft deeper than 20 feet from navigating the Coos Bay bar entrance due to potential debris in the navigation channel. Two Panamanian-flagged bulk carriers that were affected by the order have been cleared for transit across the bar. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for...

Coast Guard announces Captain of the Port limitations for possible navigation hazards at Coos Bay Harbor entrance

Coast Guard announces Captain of the Port limitations for possible navigation hazards at Coos Bay Harbor entrance
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for all ports in Oregon and southern Washington announced limitations on the movement of deep-draft vessels across the Coos Bay Harbor entrance Friday, citing possible debris in the water from the commercial fishing vessel Sara Jo that capsized near the north jetty earlier this week. Two Panamanian-flagged bulk carriers that have been affected...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Coos Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Coos Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore — Coast Guard crews rescued three men from the water after the 49-foot fishing vessel Sara Jo became disabled and capsized on the Coos Bay bar Tuesday. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay transferred two men to emergency medical services personnel, who took the men by ambulance to Bay Area hospital in Coos Bay, while an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from...