Coast Guard concludes public hearing for loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard concludes public hearing for loss of F/V Scandies Rose
The fishing vessel, Scandies Rose, moored in Seattle, Washington, June 7, 2019. – Courtesy photo by Erling Jacobsen WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board concluded the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the commercial fishing vessel Scandies Rose today. The joint investigation board reviewed and considered evidence related to the loss...

Coast Guard to hold virtual formal hearing for loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard to hold virtual formal hearing for loss of F/V Scandies Rose
The fishing vessel, Scandies Rose, moored in Seattle, Washington, June 7, 2019. Courtesy photo by Erling Jacobsen WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal hearing starting Monday February 22 in Edmonds Wash., to consider evidence related to the sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies Rose. The hearing will take place at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, however due to...

Coast Guard postpones public hearing into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard postpones public hearing into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has postponed the public hearing, part of the larger investigation into circumstances surrounding the sinking of the commercial fishing vessel (F/V) Scandies Rose and the loss of five of its seven crewmembers. The hearing was scheduled to take place in Seattle September 8-18, 2020. The decision to delay the public hearing was made to protect the health of the investigative...

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose and five of its seven crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the investigation, the Board will issue a report to the commandant with the evidence collected, the facts established and its conclusions and...

Coast Guard convenes highest-level marine casualty investigation into loss of Conception

Coast Guard convenes highest-level marine casualty investigation into loss of Conception
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard assistant commandant for prevention policy, Rear Adm. Richard Timme, announced Wednesday that he has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) to investigate the loss of the small passenger vessel Conception. The Conception caught fire and sank in the early morning hours of Sept. 2, 2019, just off Santa Cruz Island in California. Only five of the 39 people...

Coast Guard convenes Investigation into loss of Stretch Duck 07

Coast Guard convenes Investigation into loss of Stretch Duck 07
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard commandant has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) into the loss of the U.S.-flagged amphibious passenger vessel, Stretch Duck 07, which occurred on Thursday, July 19 with 17 casualties and 14 survivors. A commandant-directed formal Marine Board of Investigation is the highest-level investigation in the Coast Guard. The marine board consists...

Coast Guard releases Final Action Memo regarding El Faro sinking

Coast Guard releases Final Action Memo regarding El Faro sinking
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard today released the Final Action Memo regarding the loss of the S.S. El Faro and its 33 crewmembers during a 2015 hurricane near Crooked Island, Bahamas. In the Final Action Memo, Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft, approves the findings of fact, analysis, and conclusions detailed in the Marine Board of Investigation’s Report of Investigation, essentially...

Coast Guard to release Marine Board of Investigation report into sinking of El Faro

Coast Guard to release Marine Board of Investigation report into sinking of El Faro
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard will release the S.S. El Faro Marine Board of Investigation report on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. This report identifies causal factors of the loss of the S.S. El Faro and 33 crew members. The report proposes safety recommendations for future actions to the Commandant of the Coast Guard. The report may be accessed at: https://uscg.mil/foia/foia_library.asp on Sunday, Oct....

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Destination

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Destination
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Destination and its six crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the investigation, the Board will issue a report to the commandant with the evidence collected, the facts established and its conclusions and recommendations. During...