Crab Vessel Loss impacts Coast, Jan. 11 The loss of the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Mary B II Tuesday night while attempting to enter a rough Yaquina Bay Bar at Newport resulted in the death of three men. Two were from New Jersey, 50-year old skipper Stephen Biernacki and crewmember 48-year old James Lacy. The third member, Joshua Porter, was an experienced Oregon fisherman who was on his final trip with the Mary B II. He reportedly had a new job lined up when he returned to Port. Porter’s experience reached touched ports along the Oregon Coast. He had also fished out of Brookings and had a tuna boat in Coos Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the capsizing.