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At 03h15 on Monday the 3rd of November, NSRI Port Elizabeth were alerted to reports of a 27 year old man, from India, suffering a pelvic injury, with suspected internal bleeding, following a fall aboard the bulk carrier MV CHAMBESY, sailing from Richards Bay to Rotterdam, heading now towards the nearest Port of call, Port Elizabeth, and requiring the patient to be evacuated to hospital.Once the ship neared Port Elizabeth, at 09h15, NSRI Port Elizabeth volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated and NSRI sea rescue craft SPIRIT OF TOFT was launched.On arrival on-scene, 9 nautical miles from our sea rescue station and 2 nautical miles off-shore, the patient, walking wounded, was transferred onto our sea rescue craft and brought into our Port where the ships agent transported the patient to hospital for further treatment.06 - Spirit of Toft
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