Tag Archives: F/V Endeavor

A Columbia River gillnetter joins historical collection at maritime museum

After plying the Columbia River for more than half a century, the fishing boat Endeavor is getting a spot in the Columbia River Maritime Museum’s growing hall of boat history. The boat came to the museum from David and Tim Fastabend, who inherited the vessel from their father, Don, along with Astoria Marine Construction Co. David Fastabend said his father went fishing in the Endeavor on weekends and at night when he wasn’t working on boats. “He fished, picked nets all by himself,” David Fastabend said. “He fished until he was 75.” click here to read the story 09:47

Flooding 60-foot F/V Endeavor contact Coast Guard for assistance at 09:15 this morning, tied up 12:20 this afteroon

uscg-logoNORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Yaquina Bay, in Newport, assisted three men aboard a commercial fishing vessel taking on water about 10 miles north of the Yaquina Bay bar, Thursday. The crew of the 47-foot Motor Life Boat was able to safely pass portable dewatering equipment to the vessel and provided escort to the Port of Newport. Read more here 17:14