UPDATED: Search for missing fishermen continues today

Five divers are on their way to scour the water for crew members of a fishing vessel that went missing near Canterbury in a storm yesterday. A boat was located on the seabed last night but three crew from the FV Jubilee, who sent out a distress call during “brutal” weather about 4.30am yesterday, have still not been found. Canterbury police said five members of the Wellington-based police dive squad would help with the recovery phase of the operation today. Inspector Craig McKay said a commercial fishing vessel located an “item of interest” near the FV Jubilee’s last known position,,, Read the rest here 11:12

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