Coast Guard spokesman Nathan Littlejohn said the unidentified sailor was flown by helicopter on Tuesday from his ship to Eugene, Ore. There he was taken to a Eugene hospital.
Littlejohn said his agency was told that the 23-year-old crewmember had gotten his finger closed in a watertight door.
The Momsen was about 75 miles west of Coos Bay, Ore., at the time.
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