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Richard Cobler

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  • Last updated: November 13, 2022
  • Honolulu, HI
  • September 28, 1979

Overview of Richard Cobler

Cobler was an Oregon State University scientist and PhD candidate. He was last seen aboard the Wecoma shortly after it left harbor at 8:35am. At 9am, after traveling about 5mi in a southwest direction, crew members called a life boat drill at which Cobler failed to appear. The Coast Guard was called but a search did not find him.


  1. Date Missing:September 28, 1979
  2. Age at Incident:27
  3. NAMUS Number:MP73779
  4. Race:White / Caucasian
  5. Gender:Male
  6. Height:5' 10"
  7. Weight:170 - 180 lbs
  8. Hair Color:Brown
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