Coast Guard terminates voyage of unlicensed fishing vessel near Newport, Ore.

Pacific Northwest Coast Guard News
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel out of Newport, Ore., Friday.

Coast Guard Cutter Orcas boarding team members discovered the 50-foot fishing vessel Way to Go II was not licensed for commercial fishing and did not have required life-saving immersion suits on board during a routine boarding approximately two miles west of Newport.

Coast Guard Cutter Orcas then escorted the vessel to Yaquina Bay in Newport.

A Captain of the Port Order has been placed on the vessel requiring that it remain in port until the violations have been corrected.

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