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AustraliaThree dead after catamaran capsizes near Newcastle

06:22  11 july  2019
06:22  11 july  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Three dead after catamaran capsizes near Newcastle© ABC News Images Three people have died and two have been rescued after a catamaran overturned off the coast of Newcastle, police have confirmed.

At around 10.10am an emergency beacon was activated from a 11.7-metre catamaran which overturned approximately seven nautical miles off the coast at Stockton Beach.

Three bodies were found in the water and retrieved by Marine Rescue while two people, believed to be a young girl in her teens and a man in his mid-40s, were winched from the water and taken to John Hunter Hospital.

A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance said all five people were wearing life jackets.

Police probe deaths of elderly couple in Newcastle

Police probe deaths of elderly couple in Newcastle An elderly husband and wife have been found dead in Newcastle. Emergency services were called to a home on Newcastle Street in Stockton about 6am. A woman, aged 75, was found dead inside the property. A short time later, police were alerted to a concern for welfare on nearby Stockton Beach. The body of a man, 76, was found in the surf and retrieved. Detectives and forensic crews remain at the scene. Sections of Newcastle Street and an area near Stockton Beach have been cordoned off by police. No one else is being sought over the deaths.

Three people were rescued after a catamaran capsized near Marina del Rey Saturday, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said. All three were taken back to Marina del Rey to be evaluated and one was eventually taken to a nearby hospital for further evaluation, the Los Angeles Times

CATALINA ISLAND – Three people were killed and four others were critically injured when their 15-foot boat capsized today on the “backside” of Catalina A witness reported that a 15-foot skiff with seven people on board had overturned near Salta Verde Point on the backside of the island, according to

Officers from the Marine Area Command, the Royal Australian Air Force and Marine Rescue Association are responding.

This morning the Bureau of Meteorology issued a strong marine wind warning for the Hunter coast with north-westerly winds of up to 55 kilometres per hour.

Stockton Beach is a 32-kilometre stretch on the north side of the breakwall outside Newcastle harbour entrance.

It has significance for its long history of shipwrecks, including a 50,000 ton Norwegian bulk carrier, the MV Sygna, which ran aground during strong winds in 1974.

More to come.

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