5 months Captain, crew rescued from distressed fishing boat off Daruanak Island MB
By Betheena Kae Unite All crew, including the captain, of a distressed fishing boat were rescued in the waters off Daruanak Island in Camarines Sur, the Philippine Coast Guard said in a belated report Tuesday. Investigation showed that the 12 fishermen and their captain were onboard fishing vessel “Kent Aldrin 1” which sailed off to Mercedes, Camarines Norte for a fishing venture on April 27. However, while transiting off Daruanak Island, the fishing banca encountered engine trouble, and suddenly stopped dead on the waters. The fishermen later told authorities that the vessel sustained damaged on its transmission clutch disk. Joint ... more