The fishing vessel Lois N 2 with five persons on board was reported to have sunk said a representative from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC).
All crew were safely transferred to a nearby vessel, the Broad Bill 1. Specific details were not available at the time of this posting concerning how or why the vessel sank.
An environmental response branch is currently working with the vessel’s owner and insurance company on a plan to recover any oil aboard, and the CCGS Clark’s Harbour has been tasked to monitor the scene said the JRCC.
No information was given about the second vessel at the time of this posting.
The lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia is nearing its end. The season ends on May 31.
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