The 40 foot long crabber fishing vessel Eagle III sank off the entrance to Coos Bay, Oregon. The Eagle III had allided with the north jetty near the entrance in 30 mile per hour winds and seas reaching 10 feet. The vessel capsized and sank setting off an electronic distress beacon. The Coast Guard was alerted and launched a search and rescue effort. The master of the Eagle III was able to jump onto the jetty and reach shore alive, but one crewman perished on the jetty and two others were reported as missing. The Eagle III hull broke up and there is a large debris field. The incident is under investigation by local authorities and the Coast Guard.