Gorch Fock sailor missing at sea
The Local · 4 Sep 2008, 11:51
Published: 04 Sep 2008 11:51 GMT+02:00
The navy said that a massive search effort for the 18-year-old officer candidate from the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is underway.
“The crew immediately started rescue measures,” the navy said in a statement on Thursday. “The search continues and at present there are no further details are currently available.”
At the time of the accident the three-mast ship, which is used to teach sailors basic seamanship, was at full sail and some 20 kilometres north of the island Norderney.