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Five fishermen rescued from trawler before it sank off Irish coast

Five crew members had to be rescued from a trawler after it ran aground off Balbriggan in north Dublin early this morning. The 12 metre vessel became disabled at sea and was blown ashore, becoming lodged on a sandbank. The alarm was raised at 5.20am and Dublin coastguard coordinated the rescue. One inshore lifeboat and two all-weather lifeboats were sent to the scene. The Rescue 116 Coast guard helicopter was also involved in the operation. This morning the boat, called the Atlantic Osprey, could be seen half submerged in the sea south of Balbriggan. The wooden hull vessel had been fishing for razor clams when the incident occurred. Read the rest of the story here 16:02

Fishermen rescued after commercial fishing boat capsizes

EPIRBTwo men have been rescued after their fishing boat flipped just south of the Chatham Islands.  They were picked up 1.8 kilometres south of Pitt Island after activating their distress beacon on Saturday morning.  The crew of the 11-metre commercial fishing vessel Flynny set off their beacon around 11.30am and the signal was received by the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ).  Another local fishing boat The Eclipse was directed to the scene and found the men sitting on the upturned hull. They were reported safe and sound around 11.40am.  RCCNZ search and rescue mission coordinator Chris Wilson said the area was known as “a blackspot” for VHF radio and the beacon signal was essential to raise the alarm. Read the rest here 09:51

3 Fishermen rescued from sunken shrimp boat near Sabine Pass

920x920 sunk shrimperA Coast Guard boat crew rescued three men after their 28-foot shrimp boat took on water and sank in the mouth of the Sabine River, Monday morning. At approximately 4 a.m., 911 dispatch notified Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that the shrimp boat Captain Kevin was taking on water. Moments later Eighth Coast Guard District New Orleans watchstanders called with a report of an electronic position indicating radio beacon going off in the same area. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders launched a Station Sabine 45-foot response boat crew to assist with dewatering the boat. The boat crew arrived on scene at about 4:30 a.m. and encountered a debris field. They discovered the Captain Kevin had sank. After a short search, two men were recovered on the jetties and a third was found hanging onto a life ring. None of them were wearing life jackets. Link 20:57

Fishermen rescued from sinking beam trawler off the County Cork coast

TrawlerinKinsaleRNLIrescueApr16_largeThree fishermen were rescued from a sinking trawler on Sunday evening. The Kinsale RNLI lifeboat was at the scene within five minutes of the alarm being raised and the dramatic rescue was captured on video. All three men, who are Portuguese nationals, were rescued from the water and brought ashore. The Sean Anthony, which is a 20-metre beam trawler, is registered in Skibbereen. Video, read the rest here 11:57

BREAKING – Fishermen rescued after boat capsized in Ventura Harbor

CfvlFJNUUAElrQdThree fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized in the Ventura Harbor, officials said. Their 50-foot fishing vessel capsized just before 11:00 p.m. Sunday, officials from the Ventura County Fire Department said. The boat was almost entirely submerged at the tip of the south jetty, officials said. The men were the only crew members on board, officials said. Link Will be updated photo, vcairunit 04:17

Two fishermen rescued 6 miles offshore near San Francisco after commercial vessel capsized

uscg logoTwo fishermen were rescued six miles offshore near San Francisco after their fishing vessel capsized on Monday morning, according to the United Sates Coast Guard. The Coast Guard received a distress call from the Jack D 7 at 10:02 a.m., reporting that the vessel was taking on water. The crew attempted to report their coordinates, but that information turned out to be inaccurate. The boat was found roughly six miles away from the position reported by the crew, according to the Coast Guard. Read the rest here 07:36

Fishermen rescued from water off Port Clyde while boat burns

792057_boat-fire_2 (1)Two fishermen who jumped overboard from their burning boat Thursday morning about 4 miles south of Port Clyde were rescued by the crew of another boat. The U.S. Coast Guard received a distress call around 10 a.m. from the two men who had been aboard the fishing vessel Miss Lynn, reporting that the boat’s engine room was on fire, the Coast Guard announced shortly after noon. Read the rest here 14:36

Eight fishermen rescued after five days in lifeboat

Eight fishermen who spent five days on a lifeboat after their vessel sank in the Atlantic Ocean have been rescued off the Brazilian coast. The skipper of another fishing boat spotted the group Thursday afternoon some 15km from Cascavel beach in the northeastern state of Ceara, Brazilian authorities said on Friday. The crew of the second boat rescued the eight castaways and brought them ashore. Suffering from dehydration, the survivors were taken to hospitals in Fortaleza, the state capital, and two of them remained hospitalised on Friday. Read the rest here 20:30

Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off Northumberland coast

Two fishermen were rescued after their boat sank off the Northumberland coast. The alarm was raised by the crew of another fishing boat who spotted a man clinging to a lobster pot marker just before 9am on Wednesday. They radioed for help after pulling him on board their vessel, the Boy Liam. Amble RNLI all-weather and inshore lifeboats were launched to search for the second fisherman, and Newbiggin and Seahouses RNLI lifeboats were later asked to join the search. Read the rest here 10:10

Three fishermen rescued from sinking 41-foot commercial F/V Robert James off the coast of Montauk by the US Coast Guard

561893Communication watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Conn., received a distress call from a crewmember aboard the 41-foot commercial fishing vessel Robert James stating his vessel was taking on water and it was sinking fast. The three fishermen were immediately advised to put on their lifejackets. [email protected]  19:21