The four missing fishermen from Camiguin are alive and well and are now reunited with their families after 2 days adrift at sea. Accordingly, their boat suffered engine failure and wind and sea currents carried them towards Siquijor yesterday, May 1, where they finally docked and one of the fishermen borrowed a cellphone and called his family.
It can be recalled that the four on board a semi pano boat named “Mark Dine” left Bonbon, Catarman, Camiguin at around 4:00pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Families got worried after they failed to return at their scheduled arrival time of around 2:00am Thursday, April 30. Families, friends and relatives posted in Facebook the predicament of the four praying and hoping they would be found. Thursday ended without hearing any news of them.
One of the fishermen’s friend contacted us Friday to post and share the info hoping residents of coastal villages in Misamis Oriental would find them and their boat. But just a few minutes after we posted it online, a relative received a call from one of the fisherman stating their boat suffered engine failure and they are now at Siquijor.
With their boat engine repaired, the fishermen returned to Catarman, Camiguin.
with info by Ephraim Awiten and Aime Bongcas