Skipper went down with his vessel

Carlo Gordon, the skipper of the trawler Resplendent that sunk off the central Namibian west coast on Tuesday, is believed to have followed that unspoken rule of prudent seamanship: be the last one to leave the ship, if not the one to go down with the ship.

Resplendent went down at approximately 13:00 on Tuesday some 100 nautical miles northwest of Walvis Bay….

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