Coast Guard boat capsizes; all 4 crew members rescued

The 25-foot boat capsized on Saturday near Pier 39 in Astoria.

Posted: Jan 5, 2020 1:46 PM

ASTORIA, Ore. --- All four Coast Guard crew members are doing well after their boat capsized in heavy wakes near Oregon and they had to be rescued.

The 25-foot boat capsized on Saturday near Pier 39 in Astoria.

Another vessel responded to an urgent broadcast and recovered the entire Coast Guard crew from the water.

The Coast Guard says everyone is doing fine. The Clatsop County Sheriff Marine Unit towed the capsized vessel to the pier.

The Coast Guard is investigating the mishap and will oversee any salvage operations.

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