Navy brings ashore critically ill fisherman
[August 14 2018]
Sri Lanka Navy
attached to the Eastern Naval
Command rendered assistance to
bring ashore a critically ill
fisherman from a multi-day
fishing trawler yesterday (13th August). According to
Navy media, Navy had dispatched
its fast Attack Craft 'P-439'
towards the trawler upon being
informed by the Trincomalee
The fisherman onboard the multiday fishing trawler
'Roshan Putha I' which had left from the Codbay fisheries harbour on
had fallen ill suffering vomiting blood at sea.
Naval personnel onboard 'P-439' had safely transferred
the fisherman from the trawler at seas about 90 nautical miles off the
Foul Point, Trincomalee. Later the patient was rushed to the General
Hospital of Trincomalee upon being brought to the Naval Dockyard.