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.