Cook missing after cargo ship capsizes in Demerara River
The cook for a cargo ship is missing and feared dead after the vessel capsized in the Demerara River yesterday afternoon.
Gerald DeFreitas, 63, was one of seven persons on board the Miss Elissa, which overturned as it was returning to Port Georgetown, after aborting a planned journey to Trinidad and Tobago. Around 6.45 last evening, the search for De Freitas was suspended until daylight today. Up to press time, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.