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AustraliaMissing fishermen's bucket found in Moreton Bay as search enters fourth day

03:35  14 august  2019
03:35  14 august  2019 Source:   brisbanetimes.com.au

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Search vessels systematically sweep Moreton Bay in formation. Credit:RACQ LifeFlight Rescue. Similar resources were involved on Tuesday including PolAir and Rescue 500 helicopters as well as Water Carwyn Massey, one of the Brisbane fisherman missing in Moreton Bay . Credit:Instagram.

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Missing fishermen's bucket found in Moreton Bay as search enters fourth day© Instagram Carwyn Massey has been missing since Saturday night. A small white bucket belonging to two missing Brisbane fishermen has been found in Moreton Bay.

The search and rescue operation entered its fourth day on Wednesday and the public holiday could be helpful and a hindrance for authorities.

Police expected more people to be on the water on Ekka People's Day and while that meant more eyes scanning for items of interest, authorities warned boaties not to get in the way of the search.

Carwyn Massey, 25, and Timothy Maher, 32, phoned family about 10.15pm on Saturday to say they were heading back to shore after a day-long fishing trip, but they did not arrive.

Police search for two fishermen missing off Moreton Bay

Police search for two fishermen missing off Moreton Bay 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.

A partially submerged boat has been found in Moreton Bay as the search for two missing fishermen continues. “Today’ s search will consist of 18 vessels including the Water Police, Coast Guard, Volunteer Marine Rescue and Queensland Yacht Squadron, as well as helicopters from Polair and

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.

Brisbane Water Police Senior Sergeant David Edden said the bucket was found within the search area on Tuesday.

The missing men's family, some of whom joined in the search effort in boats on Tuesday, confirmed the bucket belonged to the two friends.

The search would concentrate around Green, Mud and St Helena islands on Wednesday and involve Water Police and Volunteer Marine Rescue vessels as well as the PolAir and Rescue 500 helicopters.

The missing men's 3.3-metre aluminium dinghy was found near Green Island about 5pm on Sunday, with only a small part of the bow sticking out of the water.

Bayside Patrol Group Inspector Lindsay Kilpatrick said on Monday that lifejackets and fishing equipment were found in the water near the stricken tinnie.

Missing fishermen's boat found during search off Moreton Bay

Missing fishermen's boat found during search off Moreton Bay Authorities searching for two men who failed to return from a fishing trip on Saturday find their tinnie partially submerged in waters off Brisbane.

searching for two fishermen not heard from since their vessel Mistress capsized in dangerous sea conditions early this morning off Block Island Lifejackets found near missing Brisbane fishermen ' s sunken tinnie. The search resumed in Moreton Bay on Monday, with SES patrolling islands off the

Authorities find a partially submerged boat in their search for two fishermen in waters off Brisbane.

The stricken tinnie was towed back to the Port of Brisbane on Monday.

Police said officers continued to keep the families of the two young men up to date with the details of the search and rescue operation.

Mr Massey's sister Rhiannon posted on social media on Sunday afternoon pleading for help to find her brother.

"My brother, Carwyn Massey, has been missing since last night. If anyone hears anything please contact the police or myself and my family," she wrote.

If anyone finds any item of interest in Moreton Bay, they should contact Brisbane Water Police Brisbane on 3895 0333.

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