Search called off for missing Nova Scotia fishermen

Forty hours after an “exhaustive search” began for five young fishermen whose vessel capsized in turbulent seas off Liverpool on Sunday night, it ended. Read more

FV Miss Ally Woods Harbour NS.  Skipper Katlin Nickerson, Billy Hatfield, Joel Hopkins, Cole Nickerson, Tyson Townsend.

  • – Moderator

    There will be many tears shed. God bless ’em.

  • karen c.

    I hope all fisherman resolve to equip life rafts with location beacons. The fishermen fired a flare and should have been found. It’s not enough for only the boat to have a location beacon. Clearly the rafts need them too, along with the flare kits. Ideally, it should be possible to track boats and life rafts online, once a beacon has been activated. It might not have saved the brave sailors but would have improved their chances.