SARA JO Wreckage Possible Hazard to Navigation
Friday, The United States Coast Guard placed limitations on the movement of deep draft vessels across the Coos Bay Harbor entrance. The action came following the capsizing of the SARA JO on the Coos bay bar last week. One crewman died in the sinking of the 49 foot SARA JO, and two men are reported injured. The Coast Guard has cautioned all vessels navigating in the Coos Bay bar area to keep a sharp lookout for possible wreckage and debris. The cause of the SARA JO loss is under investigation by the Coast Guard.