Coast Guard seeks additional information for Mary B II investigation

February 22, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard 13th District
[email protected]

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard continues the marine casualty investigation of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport, Oregon, on Jan. 9, 2019, and resulted in the loss of the three crew members and the vessel.

A public hearing will be held in Newport around mid-Spring and it is highly encouraged that anyone with information pertaining to the loss of the Mary B II provide it to the investigation team at [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 the date, time, venue and schedule of witnesses for the hearing. Upon completion of the investigation, the Coast Guard will issue a report that will include the collected evidence, established facts, causal analysis and conclusions, and possible safety recommendations to prevent similar incidents.

Initial release can be found here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/22742c9
Investigation announcement available here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/2287b21

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