A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Station Yaquina Bay in Newport assisted three men aboard a commercial fishing vessel taking on water about 10 miles north of the Yaquina Bay bar on Thursday.
The crew of the 60-foot F/V Endeavor contacted the Coast Guard at about 9:15 a.m., reporting flooding in their engine room. A 47-foot motor lifeboat was launched from Station Yaquina Bay and arrived on scene with the vessel around 11:50 a.m. The Coast Guard crew was able to safely pass portable dewatering equipment to the vessel and provide escort to the Port of Newport.
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