Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from Queen of the West sternwheeler

Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from Queen of the West sternwheeler
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 8:35 a.m. for the man who fell from the sternwheeler Queen of the West on the Columbia River near Ranier, Ore., Tuesday. The Coast Guard, Columbia County marine assets, and the crew of the tug boat Maverick searched approximately 10 square miles for a combined six hours. The Coast Guard suspends a search and rescue case with extremely great care and...

Coast Guard searching for man who fell from Queen of the West sternwheeler

Coast Guard searching for man who fell from Queen of the West sternwheeler
RANIER, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell from the sternwheeler Queen of the West, Tuesday. Crewmembers aboard the Queen of the West contacted Coast Guard Sector Columbia River at approximately 1:10 a.m. via Vhf channel 16 to report a male member of their crew had fallen from the stern of the vessel while the boat was moored at a dock in Ranier. Witnesses saw the man surface...