Skip to Content

All Releases

Pacific Northwest Releases

Pacific Northwest Media Contacts

13th District HQ in Seattle

(206) 220-7237

Detached Office Astoria

(503) 861-6380

Join the Pacific Northwest mailing list:

(Skip to the Subscription Page)

All information is retained for the sole use of the site owner and will not be distributed or sold.


(Skip to the Inquiry Page)

Pacific Northwest Media Contact: (206) 220-7237

13th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: Jan. 02, 2013

D13 Staff PA

Contact: PA3 Nathan Bradshaw

Office: (206) 220-7237

Mobile: (206) 819-9152

News Release: Coast Guard rescues three near Coos Bay, Ore.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen, Wednesday, after their 39-foot crab boat Robert Henry ran aground approximately 400 yards off Cape Arago near Coos Bay, Ore.

The Coast Guard received the report from the vessel’s Emergency Indicating Radio Beacon and launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station North Bend, Ore., and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Coos Bay, Ore. A fire department crew from Charleston, Ore., also deployed on scene.

At 3:30 a.m., the helicopter crew hoisted the members on board and transferred them to local EMS on shore. The maritime responders were unable to reach the fishermen due to the surrounding rocks.

Coast Guard pollution investigators are en route from Astoria, Ore., to assess the scene for potential pollution and work with the owner to develop a salvage plan. The Robert Henry is reported to have approximately 4,000 pounds of catch and 400 gallons of fuel on board.

For additional information contact the Coast Guard Public Affairs office at (206) 220-7237.  


Saving Lives and Guarding the Coast Since 1790.
The United States Coast Guard -- Proud History. Powerful Future.

Powered by the PIER System | LOGIN