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Queensland – Massive air and sea search near Fraser Island for missing prawn trawler “Cassandra” fishermen

1459759137730The two men were on board a prawn trawler that capsized off Fraser Island and they haven’t been seen since. A flotilla of of trawlers joined the search on Monday which also involved two rescue helicopters, a plane and two volunteer marine rescue units. To Read Click here Related story- A search for two prawn fishermen missing in rough seas off Queensland’s Fraser Coast has been called off for a second day. The prospects of finding the men alive are “looking quite grim”, rescuers say. The trawler was last seen about 3:00am on Monday about five nautical miles off Waddy Point. It was found overturned about three hours later. To Read Click here 11:23