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Mike Shaw, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said:At 20h01, Wednesday, 11th March, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 2 local fishermen on a 4.6-metre open fishing boat reporting mechanical motor failure and estimated to be in the vicinity of ships anchorage off-shore of St Helena Bay.The sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski 5 was launched and a search commenced in dense fogShips at anchorage were requested to assist by keeping a look out and one ship reported a small craft on their radar which may be the casualty craft and Telkom Maritime Radio Services assisted with Marine VHF radio communications.During an extensive search the casualty craft was located 10 nautical miles off-shore in the vicinity of the radar location provided by the ship at anchor.Both men were safe and a towline was rigged and we towed them to St Helena Bay without incident where they were reunited with their concerned families who had gathered at the harbour.Once safely ashore no further assistance was required and the operation was completed at 03h00. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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