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Thankful fisherman kept faith after vessel capsized

Even when he was dressed in a survival suit and kneeling on the hull of a sinking ship, veteran fisherman Lee d’Entremont said he was never scared for his life. “I never thought I wasn’t going to make it home,” the 47-year-old said during a telephone interview from his home in Lower West Pubnico, Yarmouth County, on Monday afternoon. He and two other fishermen and a fisheries observer were aboard the 20-metre Poseidon Princess that capsized and quickly sank early Saturday morning about 100 kilometres south of Yarmouth. Read the rest here 16:25

CF/V Poseidon Princess sinks, four rescued off southwest Nova Scotia

The crew of the Poseidon Princess called for help in the early morning hours, saying their boat was in danger of capsizing off the coast of West Pubnico. Morgan D’Entremont says his father Martin and the other two crew members, Lee and Oscar D’Entremont, who are Martin’s brothers, were injured. “They’re a little banged up,” Morgan D’Entremont said. The three crew members were able to get in a life raft, but the fourth person, a Fisheries Department observer who was taking samples on the Poseidon Princess, was not able to climb aboard. Read the rest here 17:14