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Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old fisherman near Gold Beach, Ore.

3MissBerdie_03-48816A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 19-year-old man from Siletz who was reportedly suffering lower gastrointestinal bleeding aboard a commercial fishing vessel 30 miles west of Gold Beach, Monday.  An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely transferred the man to emergency medical services personnel waiting at Air Station North Bend, who took him by ambulance to Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Sector North Bend received a relay call requesting medical attention for the man at 12:21 p.m. from the crew of the 80-foot commercial . The aircrew arrived on scene at 2:20 p.m. and flew the man to emergency medical care. The man reported he was not in any pain but had suffered from similar gastrointestinal issues in the past and required medical attention.  The crew of Miss Berdie was reportedly fishing for Pacific whiting at the time of the rescue.  Link – Video 08:40

Miss Berdie Gets a Makeover

When she came into the Fred Wahl shipyard in Reedsport, Oregon, the Miss Berdie was a fine looking boat with a bright red hull. When she left the yard this summer she was still a fine looking red vessel but bigger and better. After taking the 77 by 27.8 by 11.5-foot boat apart, the crew at Fred Wahl’s, working with a design by Hockema & Whalen Associates, put her back together with a 39-foot beam, a 12.7-foot molded depth and an overall registered length of 80.8 feet. In order to keep regulatory requirements regarding the overall length, they reduced the rake,,, Read the rest here 11:02

As The Boat Grows – F/V Miss Berdie

Miss Berdie

Newport, Oregon-based Miss Berdie was built by Rodriguez Boat Builders of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama in 1987. When the owner approached Fred Wahl Shipyard and the naval architect Hockema & Whalen Associates (HWA) about increasing the vessel’s capacity,,, Read the rest here 11:52