ST FRANCIS BAY:
At 05h50 on Tuesday the 25th of November, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated to respond aboard SPIRIT OF ST FRANCIS II to patient evacuate a 45 year old fisherman suffering dehydration from the Chokka Fishing Boat PUMULA, 6 nautical miles from St Francis Bay, 1 nautical mile off-shore.
The patient has been brought safely to Port at St Francis Bay aboard the sea rescue craft and arranged to see a doctor.
At 09h00 on Tuesday the 25th of November, NSRI Port Edward duty crew activated WILD COAST SUN RESCUER to assist the commercial fishing boat JABULANI, off Mpenjati, after one of her motors propellers came loose.
A spare propeller was taken to the casualty boat by NSRI and on arrival on-scene 7 crew were taken off the casualty boat and the skipper remained onboard his boat.
The propeller could not be successfully fitted at sea and the skipper brought JABULANI ashore at Port Edward on one motor while our sea rescue craft brought the 7 crew back to shore safely and no further assistance was required.
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