Application Deadline For Charleston Memorial

The Charleston Fishermen’s Memorial Committee is seeking names of individuals who were lost at sea, or have worked in the fishing industry, to be listed on the memorial at the Charleston Marina. The deadline for sending applications is Monday, March 17th.

Applications are available at the Port of Coos Bay’s Charleston Marina office, 63534 Kingfisher Road; or online at Following selection by the Fishermen’s Memorial Committee, names will be
engraved on one of three plaques – “Lost At Sea,” “In Memory of Charleston Fishermen” and “In Memory of Charleston Fishermen’s Industry.” The criteria for adding the name of a commercial fisherman or commercial fishing industry person is that the person must have fished out of Charleston or must have been active and made a significant contribution to the Charleston/Coos Bay fishing industry.

New additions to the plaques will be dedicated at the
Blessing of the Fleet Memorial Service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26th. In addition, the Fishermen’s Memorial Committee is seeking new members. For application and membership information, call 541-297-2095 or email Applications also are available online at and once completed should be sent to Box 5882, Charleston, OR 97420; or dropped off at the Charleston Marina office.

This entry was posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 and is filed under Local News, State News.