News Summary February 23, 2021
Today's Top Story: Scandies Rose Hearing Begins With Moment of Silence for Victims, then Mayday Call
The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation and Safety Board began the virtual inquiry into the sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose yesterday with a moment of silence for the five men lost on New Years Eve 2019 and their recorded mayday call. Captain Gary Cobban Jr. was heard in the recording calling out Mayday! Mayday!” and giving his longitude and latitude. Listeners online heard the vessel’s alarms going off and men’s voices shouting in the background. Cobban repeated himself, there was static, then “We’re rolling over"...
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