Canadian Press NewsAlert: Scallop boat, crew missing off Nova Scotia coast
DIGBY — Search and rescue aircraft are searching off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia after a scallop vessel was reported to have gone down in rough seas.
Lt.-Cmdr. Brian Owens of the search and rescue co-ordination centre says an emergency signal was received at 5:50 a.m. today from the boat off Digby, N.S., and debris was spotted on the water at 8 a.m.
He says two life-rafts have washed ashore without anybody in them.
Owens says there was no word yet on how many crew were on board.
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The Canadian Press