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Stuck fishing vessel freed from the ice about 45 nautical miles northeast of Gander

icebound 45 miles northeast of ganderA fishing vessel that required assistance last night after becoming stuck in the ice has been freed, says the officer in charge of the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) in Halifax. Maj. Rhonda Stevens said the fishing vessel, the name of which wasn’t released, notified the St. Anthony Marine  Communications Centre around 7 p.m. that it was stuck and needed help. “We were then notified and we knew they had four people on board but there was no immediate danger,” she said. Read the rest here  21:44