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AustraliaPolice search for two fishermen missing off Moreton Bay

09:30  11 august  2019
09:30  11 august  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Brisbane water police are searching for the men, who called family to tell them they were coming back from a fishing trip on Saturday night but never arrived.

Authorities searching for two men who failed to return from a fishing trip on Saturday find their tinnie partially submerged in waters off Brisbane as well as lifejackets in waters nearby.

Police search for two fishermen missing off Moreton Bay © Provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation The missing boat is a 3.3m long dark blue tinnie with a red Queensland registration number on the side 'OM209Q'. (Supplied: Queensland Police)

Brisbane water police are searching central Moreton Bay for a missing tinnie after two men on board failed to return home.

Police said the pair, aged 31 and 25, called family to tell them they were coming back from their fishing trip near the Port of Brisbane at 10:15pm but never arrived.

Their car and boat trailer were still parked at the Whyte Island Boat Ramp.

The missing boat was described as a dark blue, aluminium tinnie.

It is 3.3 metres in length with a red Queensland registration number on the side reading OM209Q.

Both men are from Brisbane.

Police said anyone with information should contact them.

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