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Coast Guard search underway after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington, North Carolina

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing vessel after being alerted by an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon and finding debris approximately 126 miles southeast of Wilmington, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District Five command center in Portsmouth, Virginia received the distress alert at approximately 11 a.m. >click to read< 17:34

Debris found from trawler Re-Turner missing off Pilbara coast as three crew remain unaccounted for

life raft, believed to be from a fishing trawler that has gone missing.DEBRIS believed to be from a missing trawler, including an unused life raft and emergency beacon, has been found on Burrup Peninsula — but there is no sign of the vessel or its three crewmen. The search for the three men – aged 57, 30 and 26 from the Geraldton area – continues after the commercial trawler failed to return to port at Point Samson, in the Pilbara on Wednesday night. “Items believed to be from the vessel have been found on the Burrup Peninsula, but at this time the vessel has not been located,’’ police said. Read the rest here 09:54