Search at sea

Search at sea

A search was launched for five Shelburne County fishermen after their vessel sank. Back home family, friends and the community held out hope they would be found.

Five candles burn in front of the screen bearing the names of five lost fishermen during the prayer vigil at the United Baptist Calvary Church in Woods Harbour. Kathy Johnson photo

 

“Some very difficult, emotional days ahead”

February 28, 2013 - 12 h 05

By Greg Bennett

The Coast Guard

As the first memorial services were being planned for five Shelburne County fishermen lost in a tragic fishing accident, thoughts about a larger community...

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 “Some very difficult, emotional days ahead”

Miss Ally’s final voyage recalled

February 25, 2013 - 9 h 23

By Kathy Johnson

It was with fair winds that Woods Harbour fisherman Sandy Stoddard left the Port LaTour wharf on Sunday, Feb. 10 bound for the fishing grounds along the Scotian Shelf.

“The...

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Miss Ally’s final voyage recalled

Wheelhouse gone, no bodies found say divers

February 23, 2013 - 19 h 24

by Amy Woolvett and Kathy Johnson

Private divers performed a search of the Miss Ally on Saturday afternoon but reported back that nothing was found.

“The wheelhouse was gone,” said...

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Wheelhouse gone, no bodies found say divers

Big risks for divers on capsized boat --expert

February 23, 2013 - 14 h 21

By Greg Bennett

The Coast Guard

An open ocean dive underneath the capsized Miss Ally would be risky, but could be accomplished with the right equipment, says a commercial diving expert.

Shawn...

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Big risks for divers on capsized boat --expert

Miss Ally found, divers readying for mission

February 23, 2013 - 10 h 56

RCMP in Woods Harbour confirmed the overturned hull of Miss Ally was sighted by one of the planes patrolling the area around 10 a.m Saturday morning.   

The coast guard ship Sir William...

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Miss Ally found, divers readying for mission

Gale warnings holding back flotilla

February 22, 2013 - 11 h 11

 By Amy Woolvett

THE COAST GUARD

A gale warning has hampered the brave efforts of a group of fishermen on a search to bring closure to the families and friends of the five missing...

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Gale warnings holding back flotilla

No sign of the Miss Ally

February 21, 2013 - 22 h 12

Searchers looking for the capsized hull of the Miss Ally are reporting a small debris field near where the vessel once was.

The RCMP received help from the Department of National Defence and...

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No sign of the Miss Ally

Navy, RCMP to begin recovery efforts

February 21, 2013 - 16 h 41

By Amy Woolvett

THE COAST GUARD

The RCMP have gotten the green light to have the assistance of the military in their recovery of the five fishermen that have been lost at sea almost...

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Navy, RCMP to begin recovery efforts

Flotilla continuing to grow

February 21, 2013 - 15 h 54

By Amy Woolvett

THE COAST GUARD

A flotilla of fishing boats, has been joined by three more and are heading out to sea in an effort to find five missing Shelburne County fishermen

“We...

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Flotilla continuing to grow