Search for Sailors in North Sea Called Off

Dutch coast guards late Monday called off a search for three missing sailors, two Filipinos and an Indonesian national, amid fears they may have drowned in the North Sea after their ship sank following a collision with a fishing trawler, reports GMA  At around 1:30 a.m. (2330 GMT Sunday) the 32-meter Maria, deployed to guard an oil drilling platform 24 miles off the Dutch  port of Den Helder, collided with fishing trawler Texel 68.