Three missing after box ship and fishing boat collide near Gulfport

(GULFPORT, Miss.) — A containership and a fishing vessel collided in the Gulfport Shipping Channel, the Sun Herald newspaper reported. Three fisherman are missing after their boat, the Sandy Point, and the ship Eurus London collided Wednesday night. A state dive team entered the water Thursday afternoon in an attempt to inspect the status of the sunken fishing boat and determine whether anyone could be still alive inside.
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By Professional Mariner Staff