On July 28, the 52 foot long fishing vessel Jamie K ran aground off Cape Blanco, Oregon. The Jamie K had suffered a power black out and was being driven toward the shore in 30 mph winds. The crew sent out a distress call to the Coast Guard requesting assistance. The fishing vessel struck bottom just 250 yards off the shore began to take on water. The four crew put on survival suits and planned to abandon ship into the vessel’s life raft. A Coast Guard helicopter arrived on scene and lowered a rescue swimmer. However, the winch on the helicopter suffered a malfunction and could not hoist anyone up. The Coast Guard rescue swimmer took individually the 4 crew of the Jamie K to shore. Reports state the Jamie K had some 10,000 pounds of shrimp on board with 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel. Fuel had been released into the water. No reports of injuries.