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Coast Guard seeks information regarding capsized boat

Mary B II

The U.S. Coast Guard continues the investigation of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport Jan. 9 and resulted in the loss of the vessel and its three crew members.

A public hearing in the marine investigation will be held in Newport in mid-spring and it is highly encouraged that anyone with information email [email protected].

Please ensure “F/V MARY B II” is in the subject line of your email. Questions may be sent to the same address. All emails will be read and responded to as time permits.

A future release will contain date, time, venue and schedule of witnesses for the hearing. Upon completion of the investigation, the Coast Guard will issue a report that includes the collected evidence, established facts, causal analysis and conclusions, and possible safety recommendations to prevent similar incidents.

Initial release

Investigation announcement

Jim Fossum
Jim Fossum
Homepage Executive Editor and former longtime Sports Editor of the near-200,000 circulation Las Vegas Review-Journal, Fossum brings 40 years of award-winning experience covering virtually every facet of print and digital journalism to Lincoln City Homepage. The former longtime reporter for the Newport News-Times and Lincoln City News Guard is also Editor-in-Chief and Senior Columnist for, which covers the NFL's Oakland (Las Vegas) Raiders.


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