NRP Almirante Gago Coutinho Surveying Figueira da Foz Area

Google Translation It is recalled that automatic satellite emergency alert mechanisms only indicate approximate positions and the fishing vessel crew did not issue a radio distress call, which made it difficult to accurately measure the position of the sinking occurring at dawn on Tuesday, about 11 miles (20 km) from the coast. Over the next few hours, this Navy scientific research vessel will attempt to find the missing fisherman and locate the fishing vessel using a high-precision side-scan sonar equipment that will visualize the seabed around the vessel’s last known…

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