CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, PALO, Leyte- A commercial fishing vessel with 30 crew members on board sunk off the waters of Guiuan town, Eastern Samar on Monday (March 18) morning.
Reports reaching the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP), disclosed that at about 10 pm of said date, the Saint Anthony commercial vessel was about to anchor in Barangay Sulangan when it hit some corrals at the Inatraban Reef, about three nautical miles from Barangay Ngolos, also in Guiuan town.
The incident resulted to damage of the vessel’s bow which resulted for it to sunk.
Members of the Guiuan Municipal Police Station led by Police Chief Inspector Jerome B. Camacho went to the area and help the personnel of the Saint Anthony commercial vessel, said to be owned by Erlinda Cailim of Tacloban City.
All the 30 personnel were declared safe and unharm, report from the Guiuan Municipal Police Station under its chief of police, Chief Inspector Jerome Camacho. (PR)