Fishermen in life raft rescued off Sable Island

admin-ajax  gentleladyFour Canso fishermen were rescued early Sunday after spending about five hours in a life raft off Sable Island. Another fishing vessel came to the rescue of the Gentle Lady, a small fishing vessel owned by Larrys River-based W.T. Grover Fisheries Ltd. The Gentle Lady couldn’t be saved, company director Thomas Grover said Sunday.  “We’re just very happy that everybody’s coming home safely,” he said. At 1:30 p.m., he had spoken only briefly to the four fishermen, who are all in their 40s or 50s, he said. They are longtime employees of the company. READ [email protected]  10:02