Man missing, one rescued after boating accident

missing at seaOne man is missing and another has been rescued following a boating accident south of Dominica.

The incident occurred around 4:00 am on February 5 when the boat, the men were in, struck a log and sank, police PRO, Inspector John Carbon said.

Missing is Louis Prevost of Roseau.

According to Carbon, Prevost and Vincent John, better known as ‘Satan’ of Yam Piece, were at sea in a open keel boat powered by a 40-horse power engine when the accident occurred.

John was rescued by a local fishing boat from Fond Cole around 9:45 am.

However, Prevost has not been found.

A boat from the Dominica Coast Guard and an aircraft from the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Center of Martinique are presently in search of the missing man, Carbon said.

 

 

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48 Comments

  1. Family
    February 9, 2014

    His name is Sherman W Louie Prevost. Cuz hope you are found safe. These young men needs to start looking for work and stop looking for easy money. Nothing good comes easy. Even if Dominica rough. Its not worth losing your life over. Dat get rich or die trying mentality has been overated. Pray n ask God for guidance.

    • Anonymous
      March 22, 2014

      That is so true. Louie had so much potential and a good heart.

      God bless him and all of his loved ones.

      A friend from the states

  2. Z
    February 9, 2014

    The general public needs to kno tht it does not matter if is a drug move they went on, it is Critical to give the cost guard the correct information so they can know where to search!!!stop wasting the countries resources by saying its a fishing trip if you know its not! let the coast guard no its a drug move,so they can look for your friend,husband,brother etc in the correct location/region…don’t let them go in the fishing region and waste time and money! Whatever happens after with the law ,so be it! at the end of the day its someone’s life #Wakeup

  3. bottom line
    February 9, 2014

    so not one person suggesting that question should be posed to satan as to how the whole event went down to see if and I say if they could trace back the whereabouts of the other individual

    • wifey
      May 10, 2014

      Thank uu….I miss him everyday

  4. 4CARS
    February 9, 2014

    Blame it on the fish. Bad time to be a fish.

  5. Killer
    February 7, 2014

    Louie die again? How many times Louie dying nuh?

  6. Anonymous
    February 7, 2014

    The drug trafficking got to stop. We all are victims off this drug epidemic,one way or the order.the drug cartel have to be destroy. Where are our worries the concern conscious brothers and sisters. Let’s not kill our beautiful nature island,that we were blessed with by,The forces of nature.GOD BLESS THE NATURE ISLAND

  7. De W
    February 7, 2014

    Isnt Louis the son of panco who died some time ago? Sad.

  8. it
    February 7, 2014

    What about the two Portsmouth fishermen did you all forget about them? Just asking.

  9. Sandy
    February 7, 2014

    The devil comes for those who STEAL, KILL, and DESTROY. Those involved in their daily drug trade, STOP use fishing as all your trade mark.

  10. MIB
    February 7, 2014

    For those who keep talking about “fishermen”, the article never said that the two men were fishermen. Learn to read and understand before you comment. Boating accident does mean the guys were fishermen.

  11. Oh................
    February 7, 2014

    Wages of sin is death, stop going to the french islands to steal, satan tell the police the truth.

  12. cookie
    February 6, 2014

    Girl who is you?
    And by river street you does see him, I want to kno wa u doing there to see him
    How much woman gonna comment well louie u being missed

  13. nya andrew
    February 6, 2014

    What happen is how satan is pronounce sa- tan ok and I hope they get louie my baby I miss you so is one set to fish?

  14. Simply the Truth
    February 6, 2014

    What did they go out to sea for? The one with the evil nickname came back but the other appeared to have drowned. Strange isn’t it?

  15. peanuts
    February 6, 2014

    these are the so called fishermen that cuause the price of fish to be so expensive

    • justice
      February 7, 2014

      don’t say that..atleast they trying to work for what they want and make an honest living instead of stealing your stuff.

  16. peanuts
    February 6, 2014

    never knew louis to be a fisherman.only place i knew to find him was on river street.anyway let hope for the best.

    • De W
      February 7, 2014

      did u hear them say that he went to fish dunb?

  17. bomboclat
    February 6, 2014

    Of all names you choose to have for yourself is “satan”

    • ownstyle
      February 6, 2014

      how u sure is he that name his self it could be ppl that give him that name to, did u name ur self?

      • Jay
        February 7, 2014

        If people gave you the name, they will only continue calling you by it if you accept it an answer to it

    • Simply the Truth
      February 6, 2014

      I wondered about that. :lol:

    • Simply the Truth
      February 6, 2014

      If he was called Satan he should have informed those who did to cease calling him that name. That is a stigma he is carrying all his life; not a good one.

  18. Anonymous
    February 6, 2014

    I highly doubt that these people are actually fishermen of fish…

    • Shameless
      February 6, 2014

      Shhhhhh before some hypocrites chew your head off for speaking the truth….but Change Must Come.

      Assertive, NOT Afressive!

    • Simply the Truth
      February 6, 2014

      It is suspicious.

  19. February 6, 2014

    Jesus called peter on the water and he sank, mister brave to go ………….boy i hush……….

  20. yesa
    February 6, 2014

    So satan has been rescud and the other one still missing.so I guess thats it for the guys who went missin in portsmouth .I guess all the attention now is to satan and his friend who is missing.hmn ebeh look ting

  21. Long Tongue
    February 6, 2014

    Satan comes to steal kill and distroy becarefull with names pray that the other guy be found

  22. Straight Talk
    February 6, 2014

    Very often our fishermen venture out to sea without life saving equipment. Can’t it be mandated that they equip themselves with life jackets, and life rings etc whenever they depart on these long journeys? I am sure these small but seemingly insignificant pieces of equipment would help save many in times like these.

    • justice
      February 6, 2014

      you are absolutely right. Where I am these rules are very strict. If you are caught without them you will be fined..and it’s for your own safety they are doing this. But I don’t understand why we must put a law in place for people to have common sense. Think of your own life…have a life jacket! I sure don’t need someone in government to tell me keep myself safe. I wish our people would think like this. BUT if it takes a law for this to happen then we need to put it in place as quick as possible.

      • ownstyle
        February 6, 2014

        how u so sure is a swimming problem he get a fish could kill him to…u dont know what happen cuz u wasnt dere, hope my yute is safe somewhere

    • Anonymous
      February 6, 2014

      I do express your sentiments and think that it’s high time that the Government of Dominica and/or the Coast Guard have safety SOP and maritime laws governing the islands fisherman and men at sea. This should be extended to all waters within the land such as the rivers whereby occupants of boats (any kind) must have safety equipments on board and on their person. Thos boat rides with those bands where have patrons dancing and drinking all night we really do requires these safety precautions and apparatus on those vessel/boats.

      The PM and Government of Dominica should seriously consider laws dealing with drinking at sea as well. It is also prudent that we enact laws on our roads throughout the island because we have too many drunks driving on our streets. We have good roads now let’s up the traffic laws and enforce them given the fact, that we have some much motorcycles that if we not careful and outnumber the men and women in the CDPF.

    • Educator
      February 6, 2014

      Developing countries are like parents with limited incomes. They are busy trying to put food on the table, they don’t have time to worry about ballet lessons for their kids.

      Same with our government. They are preoccupied trying to fix road, so they don’t have the time to think of putting legislation in place to reserve life.

      But someone should run an education campaign for the fishermen to make them think of their safety. They have workshops that focus on bigger catches, but not so much on safety.

      • Very True
        February 7, 2014

        Rome wasnt built in a day. :lol:

  23. Shameless
    February 6, 2014

    But how comes “fishing” has become such a dangerous trade in these modern times? 8-O . Too many novice captain are running these boats. I wonder what those novice “fishermen” are really fishing for? :twisted: . Hope the missing fisherman is found safe. But Change Must Come..because it is NOT and option!

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

    • Anonymous
      February 6, 2014

      Your comments are really ‘shameless’ for true. You must have a personal interest in this so-called “change” that you keep on annoyingly barking about, notwithstanding whether the topic of the article is political or not. Get a grip of yourself mate because I suspect you may very well be one of those you will have to be admitted to the mad house when your “change” never arrives.

    • hmmmm
      February 6, 2014

      smh you fool how can you say there are novice fisher men captains they got there license did they yet still anything can happen at sea and on land but you will still eat the fish these novice captains bring :-D :-D :-D :-D :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    • Redfish!!
      February 6, 2014

      u or a balawe i wonder who brain bigger.

  24. Anonymous
    February 6, 2014

    Well I guess it’s not too much of a good idea to go out to sea with a guy named ‘Satan’. Anyway hope the dude is found alive for his sake and that of his family.

  25. Damassive
    February 6, 2014

    What is this again?

  26. pusss
    February 6, 2014

    his name is louie Prevost

    • jane doe
      February 7, 2014

      name…..SHERMAN “LOUIE” PREVOST.i spoke to him minutes b4 he went out at sea.when i ask him where he was going his last words were, “u to troublesome,ill tell u wen i cme back”. so sad …my tears cant stop run dwn my cheeks.i can still see him buying his small bottle of red cap in d same shop i was.dressed in a black hoodie..telling me to mind my business…the lord giveth and he taketh…thats all i can say nw

      • melox
        February 9, 2014

        oh my God! Sherman Prevost? smh. Just spoke to you the other day how could this be. I told you about dat dream.smh. I will be praying for u.

  27. Anonymous
    February 6, 2014

    So many Dominican “fishermen” involved in serious mishaps these days.

  28. Daughter of the soil
    February 6, 2014

    I pray that he is found safe.

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