Navy renders assistance to fishermen of distressed local fishing vessel at sea

Sunday, 9 January 2022 16:57 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Sri Lanka Navy coordinated the arrangements to bring ashore five fishermen, rescued by MV PGC Periklis (IMO 9796171), to the Galle Harbour. The fishermen were in distress as their multiday fishing trawler ‘Asela Putha II’ had capsized due to adverse weather in seas southwestern of Sri Lanka. Having transferred the fishermen ashore, the Navy rushed them to the Karapitiya Hospital, Galle for medical attention this evening (January 8).