Trawler Runs Aground on South Coast

A fishing trawler has run aground on the south coast. The incident happened a couple of hours before daybreak. The vessel, named the Cape Cordell, is listing as it sits about 100-feet from shore. Mayor Deanne Hickman, who is not currently in the town, tells VOCM News that the trawler is believed to have about four crew on board. She says it was on its way to the local fish plant when it ran aground. Hickman says an attempt was made to free the vessel but was unsuccessful. She says another boat will soon be making a second attempt to free the trawler. Photos, >>click to read<< 09:04

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