Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Gold Beach, Ore.

13th Coast Guard District NewsNORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended a search for two fishermen near Gold Beach, Ore., Saturday.

Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend received a report of a capsized 21-foot fishing vessel near the north jetty at Gold Beach from the Curry County Sheriff’s Department at 5:10 p.m. Friday.

An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from North Bend and a 25-foot response boat crew along with two 47-foot motor lifeboat crews from Coast Guard Station Chetco River were launched to search the water while Curry County personnel searched the shore. Sheriff’s Department personnel also investigated the fishing vessel after it washed ashore on the north jetty.

Coast Guard personnel searched approximately 122 miles before the search was suspended at 1:39 a.m. Saturday.

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