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Vincentian fishermen missing in Trinidad waters

April 3rd, 2022

CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG), is currently searching for five fishermen who have been missing since their vessel sank offshore the twin island republic on Saturday.

According to the coast guard, shortly before 4pm (local time), a distress call was made which said that the St. Vincent and the Grenadines flagged vessel – The MV Fair Chance, had hit rough seas and sank after its cargo shifted.

Two men survived and were picked up by a vessel from the coast guard, five miles north of Monos Island. 

The vessel, named Fair Chance was carrying a shipment of steel products that was loaded in Port of Spain.

Reports out of St Vincent and the Grenadines said that the boat’s captain Dexter Chance, is among the missing.

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