Two Glovertown, N.L. men in their 70’s found deceased near overturned boat

Two Glovertown men in their 70s, who were reported overdue from a fishing trip to Rocky Pond in Gambo, have died. Glovertown RCMP received the report just after 2:00 a.m. on June 1, 2021.

Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador – Two Glovertown men in their 70s, who were reported overdue from a fishing trip to Rocky Pond in Gambo, have died. Glovertown RCMP received the report just after 2:00 a.m. on June 1, 2021.

The Bonavista Bay Search and Rescue and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, supported by a CH-149 Cormorant Helicopter from 103 SAR Squadron in Gander, joined the RCMP to search for the individuals. They were located deceased early in morning in the water near their overturned boat.

CH-149 Cormorant Helicopter from 103 SAR Squadron in Gander
(Wikipedia) CH-149 Cormorant Helicopter from 103 SAR Squadron in Gander

The two men were wearing inflatable life jackets but they appeared not to have been inflated.

The Officer of the Chief Medical Examiner has been engaged.

Glovertown RCMP



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