During the early hours of this morning, Sunday 24 September 2017, after having received a call from the Coast Station, SURE South Atlantic Ltd, the St Helena Sea Rescue Service responded to an incident whereby a fishing vessel had sunk in the area of Young’s Valley.

Through the quick actions of nearby fishing vessels, Manta Ray and Blue Fin, all four persons on board the vessel were rescued.

The St Helena Police Directorate would like to thank the skippers and crew of both the Manta Ray and Blue Fin for their help in the rescue and salvage operation.

The Police Directorate is also requesting that should anyone in the area of Young’s Valley find anything that might belong to the sunken vessel if they could please hand it into Police Headquarters.

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24 September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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