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Vessel with relief supplies sinks en route to St Vincent

Published:Monday | April 19, 2021 | 12:18 AM

CASTRIES (CMC):

A vessel that was en route to St Vincent and the Grenadines with relief supplies sank late Saturday when it was just some six nautical miles from its destination.

The marine police here said that those on board the vessel – ‘Sunshine Angels’ were rescued by another boat.

The individuals who were on board the Sunshine Angels when it sank were captain Mark Clement St Rose, who lives in St Vincent, and Vincentian nationals Cafu Guy and Winsbert Salton Harry.

The police here disclosed that the boat had cleared customs in St Lucia, and was on its way when the mishap occurred about 4.40 p.m.