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Ship towed to Thanh Hóa after accident

Update: June, 03/2016 - 16:24
The fishing ship has been retrieved to Thanh Hóa after accident. – Photo
Viet Nam News

THANH HÓA – The Thanh Hóa Border Guards yesterday successfully retrieved a fishing ship following an accident on Hòn Mê Island in Tĩnh Gia District of this central province.

Several divers had joined a search party for the ship’s two missing seamen, Nguyễn Quốc Vịnh, 32, and Trần Quốc Việt, 27, but were unsuccessful.

The ship, owned by Nguyễn Sương, 35, from Đà Nẵng central city, capsized some five nautical miles off the coast of Hòn Mê Island at 8.30pm on Monday.

The 1,150CV capacity ship was the largest in the central area.

Thirteen seamen were on board, and 11 of them were saved.

The ship had capsized because of a fault in a cable. — VNS

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