Grounded F/V Ms. Nicani returns to sea

e2a3f125318dbd43The sight of a large fishing boat grounded on the beach drew spectators to Heceta Beach near the Siuslaw River North Jetty over the weekend. The 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Ms. Nicani ran aground early Saturday morning at Heceta Beach between the North Jetty and Driftwood Shores Resort, while returning to Florence after tuna fishing. The vessel, owned by Florence resident Terry Duman, ran aground just after 2 a.m., Sept. 17. U.S. Coast Guard Sr. Chief Boatswains Mate Tim Tregoning said, “The Coast Guard assisted the crew in setting a stern anchor to make sure the boat would not be pushed farther up onto the beach. Read the story here 08:09

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