Coast Guard suspends mariner’s license for negligence, violations of vessel regulations

Coast Guard suspends mariner's license for negligence, violations of vessel regulations
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard Sector Columbia River personnel suspended the merchant mariner’s license of Richard Chesbrough of Salem March 4, for violating Coast Guard regulations governing small commercial passenger vessel operations and for negligence after the commandant of the Coast Guard affirmed the orders of an administrative law judge. Chesbrough received a four-month suspension and an...

Coast Guard MSU Portland revokes stern-wheeler Willamette Queen’s certificate of inspection

Coast Guard MSU Portland revokes stern-wheeler Willamette Queen’s certificate of inspection
The Sternwheeler Willamette Queen moored at Riverfront Park in Salem, Oregon. Photo by Ian SanePORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard revoked the certificate of inspection of the passenger vessel Willamette Queen Monday after the vessel’s owners failed to conduct a required out-of-water hull examination. Inspectors from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland have been working with the owner of the vessel...

Sternwheeler Willamette Queen runs aground near Oregon City, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard responded to the grounding of the the stern-wheeler Willamette Queen near Oregon City,Ore., Sunday.

Update on grounded vessel near Salem, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard investigators found no pollution or apparent damage during the investigation into the grounding of the commercial passenger vessel Willamette Queen near Salem, Ore., Monday.

Vessel runs aground near Salem, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded vessel on the Willamette River  near Salem, Oregon.