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AustraliaMan fighting for life after boat capsizes in Port Phillip Bay

09:30  11 january  2019
09:30  11 january  2019 Source:   theage.com.au

Crab boat 'featured on Deadliest Catch TV show' capsizes, killing all three crew

Crab boat 'featured on Deadliest Catch TV show' capsizes, killing all three crew Three fishermen have died after their crab boat capsized in the treacherous Oregon waters featured on the TV show Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove. The US Coast Guard said the vessel was crossing the dangerous Yaquina Bay bar in 14-foot waves on Tuesday night (US time) when the tragedy unfolded. Two of the three crew members were recovered from the Mary B II unresponsive and died at hospital, according to reports. A third died trapped in the boat. The 42-foot boat vessel - thought to have been featured on the Discovery show - was spotted capsized at the entrance point of the two jetties.

The skipper of a Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) service boat is missing after the vessel capsized off-shore of Cape Town harbour on NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated by the TNPA just before noon after the 13.95 metre service launch Troupand capsized about 300 metres off-shore

Phillip Sanchez, 66, of Bodega Bay , said he managed to swim through 9-foot swells and cling to sharp rocks until a Four people are dead and one man is recovering after their boat capsized in Sonoma County. No one on board was wearing a life vest, which authorities said were available on the boat .

Man fighting for life after boat capsizes in Port Phillip Bay© Rodger Cummins The man and his wife were rescued by people on a passing boat.

A man is fighting for his life after his boat capsized while enjoying a morning on the water with his wife on Port Phillip Bay.

Police believe the couple, both in their 60s, were on a speedboat about 10am on Friday at Blairgowrie, on the Mornington Peninsula.

The boat then capsized and the pair had to be rescued by another passing vessel, which took them  to shore.

Water police have arrived at Blairgowrie Marina, as the investigation continues into what went so wrong on the water...

Posted by 7 News Melbourne on Thursday, 10 January 2019

A policewoman from nearby Rosebud told 3AW radio the passing boat rescued a man and woman and brought them back to Blairgowrie pier.

Small earthquake felt off the Mornington Peninsula

Small earthquake felt off the Mornington Peninsula The magnitude 2.7 quake occurred around 10.15am Saturday morning, in the waters between Phillip Island and Somers in Victoria's South-East. Dan Jaksa, a senior seismologist at Geoscience Victoria, said an earthquake of such a small magnitude was unlikely to cause any damage. "For people close to the epicentre it would feel like they are close to lightning, and for people 20 kilometres away you would get the experience that a large truck went by quite quickly," he said. There have been around 80 reports of tremors across south-east Victoria and in Melbourne, the furthest coming from Collingwood.

A 50-year-old man has died after a small boat carrying a family of six and a dog capsized in St Francis Bay . A private boat , named Juwana, had in the meantime picked up the man , his son and two grandchildren, as well as a Yorkie dog. His wife and her daughter had managed to swim to the rocks

A man is dead after a boat capsized Saturday afternoon in Tampa, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Officials have said whether any of the boaters were wearing life vests. The boat , which sunk, will be retrieved once the weather improves. Spectrum Bay News 9 reporter Trevor Pettiford

"He was conscious and breathing initially and then became unconscious and... CPR was conducted," he said.

Emergency services, including police and paramedics were called to reports of a possible drowning about 10.10am.

Paramedics took a man by road ambulance to Frankston Hospital in a critical condition.

Water police were seen in the area on Friday afternoon as they investigated the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.

There have been a number of deaths in Victoria this holiday season at the state's beaches and lakes, prompting Lifesaving Victoria to urge people to remain vigilant in the water.

Fisherman reported missing off Sunshine Coast for 12 hours found onboard boat.
A fisherman thought to be missing at sea for more than 12 hours has been found alive, safe and still onboard the commercial fishing vessel. The man was found by members of the crew in a compartment on the boat. Water Police will travel to the vessel this afternoon to speak to the man and determine the circumstances surrounding this incident. All search assets have now been stood down. The search included eight helicopters, two fixed-wing aircrafts, one jet, two water police vessels, two fishing vessels and a Coast Guard vessel.

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