Coast Guard seeks information on capsizing of fishing vessel Aquarius

Coast Guard seeks information on capsizing of fishing vessel Aquarius
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard investigators are seeking public information regarding the loss of two lives following the sinking of the commercial fishing vessel Aquarius, which capsized off Florence on June 29. Anyone with information pertaining to the incident is encouraged to provide information to the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland investigation team at: Pdxio@uscg.mil Please include...

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a fishing vessel crew who abandoned ship in the early morning hours Monday near Florence. At approximately 1:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from the captain of fishing vessel Aquarius stating all crew members were abandoning ship. The...