The 35 foot long fishing vessel Sea Pup ran aground on a jetty off Newport, Oregon. The fishing vessel was coming into the port when it struck the jetty. The master of the vessel was able to abandon ship and climb up onto the jetty to safety. The Coast Guard responded with a helicopter and motor lifeboat. No reports of injuries. Reports state some 80 gallons of diesel fuel was released into the water before the vessel broke up on the jetty. The Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the incident.
- Coast Guard investigates vessel grounding near Newport, Ore. (uscgnews.com)
- Fishing boat runs aground on Newport Jetty (koin.com)