2011 ORS § 783.080¹
Judgment by default
  • proceedings on issue of fact

If in any action commenced under ORS 783.030 (Right to proceed against boat or vessel directly) and 783.040 (Complaint) the master, owner, agent or consignee does not appear and answer the complaint, the plaintiff may proceed to take judgment in the same manner and under the same restrictions as in a civil action against a natural person. If an issue of fact is joined, the same proceeding shall be had as in other actions.