Navy joins Sounds search
Members of the NZ Navy
have joined the Police Maritime Unit onboard the Lady
Elizabeth lV searching the Endeavour Inlet area of the
Marlborough Sounds for Marlborough man Craig Alfred
PARTRIDGE, 45, lost overboard from his vessel early on
The Navy has sophisticated equipment
which will provide an accurate picture of the entire seabed
within plotted coordinates in the search area. The results
of that will be available later this afternoon
shoreline searches will
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