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Search called off for missing Dominica fishermen
Published on February 14, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

ROSEAU, Dominica -- The search has been called off for two fishermen from Portsmouth, Dominica, who had been reported missing at sea.

Police spokesman Inspector John Carbon said, “The Coast Guard as well as the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Center of Martinique used all resources available and wasn’t successful in recovering neither the bodies nor the boat they were traveling in. Hence, the search was called off.”

Two brothers, Andy Mitchel, 33, and Samuel Mitchel, 28, left on a fishing expedition about 5 am on February 1, 2014, and since that time they have been neither seen nor heard of.

Their fishing vessel is an open keel boat named “Take It Easy”, blue in colour and powered by a 50 horsepower engine.

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