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Fishing captain’s wallet went down with his ship, but was recovered by a trawler 4 years later

Four years ago, Capt. John Allen Baker lost his ship — and his wallet — to the bottom of the North Atlantic. It was Dec. 22, 2013, when the fisherman from Canso, N.S., realized that the Gentle Lady wasn’t going to make it. Its load of sea cucumbers had shifted too quickly, causing the ship to lean over and water to pour onto the deck. Baker and his three crew members darted for a life-raft and watched the ship go down about 130 kilometres off the coast of Sable Island. The Gentle Lady is still lost to the sea, but thanks to another trawler, Baker’s wallet has risen from the depths. click here to read the story 15:01

UPDATE: Two of four partially submerged fishing vessels recovered

The U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday that two of four partially submerged fishing vessels had been recovered. Petty Officer Bill Colclough of the U.S. Coast Guard said multiple agencies were working to retrieve the other two remaining vessels. “We’re working with the vessel owners to safely recover those vessels from the waterway,” Colclough said. Colclough said there were harsh conditions in the Nushagak Bay area on Monday. “In Nushagak Bay and near Dillingham, there are a series of sand bars and harsh there were harsh weather conditions present yesterday combined with the shifting sand bars that made it much more difficult,” Colclough said. click here to read the story 11:25

Crashed $450K scallop survey HabCam is recovered

AR-160529499.jpg&MaxW=650Scientists and crew members aboard a NOAA-chartered research vessel have recovered a $450,000 scallop survey camera that was lost a week ago when it apparently snagged on an underwater shipwreck southeast of Delaware Bay, a NOAA spokesperson said. “We are pleased, relieved, and preparing to move forward with our (scallop) survey for this year,” Susan Gardner, acting deputy director of NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Fisheries Science Center, said in a press release. The camera appears to have only “minimal damage” on its exterior and is being tested by scientists, NOAA said. Read the rest here 16:04

Police find 2 bodies near missing fishermen’s boat – 1 body recovered earlier near Tabusintac on Saturday

Two bodies have been found close to a submerged boat off the coast of New Brunswick, a day after a boat capsized with threCBC_News_logoe crew members on board. The body of one lobster fisherman was recovered on Saturday.continued

Three Spend Hours Treading Water After Boat Sinks Off La Jolla – Plucked from the sea by F/V New Sea Forth

la jolla patch – A man and two teenage boys were hospitalized after being recovered by a commercial fishing vessel more than three hours after their fishing boat capsized and sank Saturday, the San Diego Coast Guard said. At 2:50 p.m. the New Sea Forth, a commercial fishing boat, discovered the three men treading water in the ocean about 1 1/2 to 2 miles off the coast of La Jolla Cove, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Jarrad Pellerin said. continued