Previously, on November 1, fishing ship QNg 90499 TS with 11 crew-members on board was hit by high waves and capsized and sank. Its two crew-members went missing while the other nine went adrift about 20 nautical miles off the North of Son Ca (Sand Cay) Island. By 7:00 a.m. on November 6, the nine distressed fishermen had been rescued and taken to Son Ca Island by fishing ship QNg 90671 TS operating nearby.

Doctor of Naval Region 4 provides health check-ups for fishermen.

Doctors of Son Ca Island Infirmary then provided heath check-ups and medicines for them.

By 3:00 p.m. on November 24, Ship 421 of Naval Region 4 was sent to the island to take the distressed fishermen to shore.

The families receive the fishermen from the naval force.

Ship QNg 90499 TS was captained by Nguyen Van No from Binh Chau commune, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province. The two missing fishermen are Tran Luong and Pham Van Sang.

Translated by Trung Thanh