Sea search after boat capsizes

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The Independent Online
Air-sea rescuers were searching through the night for a boy of 10 and a man of 18 missing after a cabin cruiser overturned near the shore of the Bristol Channel. They are understood to be the sons of one of two survivors of the accident, who were stable in hospital last night suffering from hypothermia.

The 15ft Victory was 100m from Avonmouth Docks and the crew were putting out an anchor when the vessel capsized. Three of them jumped into the water and two of the men were rescued by a trawler. The third crewmen jumped with a lifejacket, which was later found, though there was no trace of him nor the boy also on board. The cruiser sank shortly afterwards as rescue services mounted an extensive operation.

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