Brother searched for missing fishermen after mayday call

The brother of a fisherman presumed drowned off the Canterbury coast was one of the first to respond to the mayday call. , had been fishing from a different Ocean Fisheries trawler in the same spot only hours before the mayday call. Paul Bennett decided to stay put for the night, while Bryce Bennett and his crew left about midnight to go to a different spot to start fishing again at daybreak, family friend Lex Bloomfield said. When Bryce Bennett learned of the mayday call, “he started steaming back as fast as he could”, Read the rest here 13:06

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