55-foot F/V ECLIPSE collided with the Yaquina Bay south jetty On Jan 20, 2014. Three crewmen were aboard the vessel. One crewman was lifted from the vessel by a Coast Guard helicopter and another crewman reached shore by climbing onto the jetty and then making his way to shore. The captain of the vessel stayed aboard and was able to dewater with the assistance of the Coast Guard. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. Initial reports did not identify any injuries to the crew.
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