Jared Hamrick

Above: Hamrick, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 11, 2001 from Newport, Oregon
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7 - 5'8, 150 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hamrick was last seen aboard the 40-foot crabbing vessel Nesika on December 11, 2001. The boat capsized in the Pacific Ocean half a mile offshore, one mile west of Yaquina Head, and ran aground on Beverly Beach north of Newport, Oregon. Four fishermen were lost: Hamrick, Steven Langlot, Robert Thompson and Benjamin Eder. Only Langlot's body was recovered; the other three men have never been found. They are presumed lost at sea.

    Photographs of Thompson are unavailable. He was 40 years old at the time of his disappearance. Further descriptive details are unavailable.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Oregon State Police


    Source Information
    Salt in Our Blood: The Memoir of a Fisherman's Wife by Michele Longo Eder
    The Eugene Register-Guard


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 26, 2014; casefile added.

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