Coast Guard oversees successful refloating of Michelle D, Monday night

Coast Guard oversees successful refloating of Michelle D, Monday night
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard closely monitored as the grounded fishing vessel Michelle D was successfully refloated at approximately 11 p.m.., Monday. The fishing vessel Alexa B took advantage of the eight-foot high tide near the Skipanon River entrance in Warrenton, Ore., successfully towing the Michelle D out of the soft mud and into the river. The plan to refloat the vessel was the direct result...

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River responds to grounded fishing vessel at Skipanon River entrance

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River responds to grounded fishing vessel at Skipanon River entrance
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground near the entrance to the Skipanon River in Warrenton, Ore., Monday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at approximately 11:30 p.m., Sunday, stating the 45-foot fishing vessel Michelle D had allided with pilings on the east side of the Skipanon River and run aground. Sector Columbia River launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat...