F/V ROBERT HENRY a 39-foot crabber grounded off Cape Arago, south of Coos Bay, Oregon, on January 2. The Coast Guard was alerted by the vessel EPIRB and sent out a motor lifeboat, but the surrounding rocks prevented them from getting close enough to ROBERT HENRY. The three fishermen aboard were rescued via Coast Guard helicopter airlift at 3:30 am. and taken to shore for medical assessment. No injuries were reported.
No signs of pollution were noted, but an investigation is taking place, and salvage will be planned.