NSRI’s 45th AGM was held at 18h00 on 28 August 2012 at the BoE building in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. Below is a list of the awards with links to the citations for Marmion Marsh and Alric Simpson Trophies as well as the Gallantry Award Citation (Bronze Class) and the IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.
NSRI AGM Awards 2012:
Long Service – 20 Years
Clifford Ireland – Stn. 5, Durban
Shawn Michaels – Stn. 8, Hout Bay
Neville Eustice – Stn. 12, Knysna
Reinald Hofmeyr – Stn. 12, Knysna
Berend Maarsingh – Stn 12, Knysna
Andries Coetzee – Stn. 14, Plett
Vaughn Seconds – Stn. 16, Strandfontein
Long Service – 25 Years
Paul Bevis– Stn. 5, Durban
Pierre Marlow – Stn. 23, Wilderness
John Brown –First Aid Training
Clint Abrahams – Stn.16, Strandfontein
Roger Nielson – Stn. 9, Gordons Bay
Long Service – 30 Years
Theresa Medicine – Head Office Staff
Ian Gray – Stn. 6, PE
Long Service – 35 Years
Ian Alton – Stn. 17, Hermanus
George Stoddart – Stn. 17, Hermanus
Long Service – 40 Years
Patrick van Eyssen – Stn. 3, Table Bay
Michael Patterson – Stn. 19, Richards Bay
Long Service – 45 Years
Donald Nicholls – Stn.2, Bakoven
Marmion Marsh Trophy: Andrew Connell. Click here for the citation.
Alric Simpson Trophy: Italtile (Pty) Ltd. Represented by Tasmin Mulder.Click here for the citation.
The Operations Directors Trophy for most improved station: Station 37, Jeffreys Bay
The Pat O’Sullivan Station Efficiency Shield: Station 23, Wilderness
IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea (Certificates of Commendation in recognition for meritorious services rendered awarded to Coxswain Adrian Gunter, Crewman Leon Pretorius and Crewman Quentin Diener on board rescue boat Queenie Paine, Station 33 Witsand. Nominated for the risky search and rescue operation of the 4 members of the catamaran yacht “Gulliver”, in dangerous weather conditions. Click here for the citation.
Gallantry Award Citation (Bronze Class) to Torsten Henschel, NSRI Station 23, Wilderness.Click here for the citation.
These pictures and more are available on the Sea Rescue Flickr page for download.
Peter Bacon, NSRI Chairman, handed out all the awards.