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 AccidentInfo@uscg.mil.
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/2287b