Incidents for PE, Margate and Table Bay

PORT ELIZABETH: Kevin Warren, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty coxswain, said: At 11h00, Monday, 16th March, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated to prepare to launch to rendezvous with a fishing trawler heading towards Port Elizabeth to patient evacuate a crewman reported to be injured on board. At 14h47 the sea rescue craft JLT Rescuer


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Ongoing search for missing woman

Jake Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam Station Commander, said: NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew will join Police on Friday in an ongoing search carried out by the SA Police Services and Police Dive Units for a woman, aged approximately 30, believed to be from Johannesburg, who went missing on Saturday, 14 March, after reportedly jumping out


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11 March 2020 incidents:

NSRI Simon's Town Spirit of Safmarine III. Picture by Kevin Swart.

KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: A man is recovering in hospital after sustaining injuries while surfing at Long Beach, Kommetjie. NSRI Kommetjie duty crew responded to Long Beach on Sunday, 08 March, at 16h51. Arriving on scene, a man was already on the beach and being assisted by fellow surfers. He was


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Search for missing man at Ansteys Beach

Paul Bevis, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said: At 17h49, Monday, 02 March, NSRI Durban duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Ansteys Beach. NSRI rescue swimmers, Police Search and Rescue, Metro Police Search and Rescue and an ECP, Emergency Care Practitioner activated by Netcare 911 ambulance services, responded. On arrival on


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Investigation into unmanned canoe

Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said: At 18h25 on Monday the 10th of February, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a canoe appearing to be abandoned among reeds on the Great Brak River between the Great Brak Police Station and Pine Creek. The sea rescue craft Vodacom Rescuer IV


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Non-fatal drowning – Yzerfontein

34 yzerfontein Picture: / Sea Rescue

Willem Lubbe, NSRI Yzerfontein Station Commander, said: At 17h09, Monday, 20th January, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Pearl Bay, Yzerfontein. NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene and found a 58 year old Scottish man, now living in South Africa, was safe on the


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Fatal drownings at Umdloti and at Tinley Manor:

 UMDLOTI Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At approximately 18h15, Thursday, 16th January, NSRI Ballito received a call for assistance from eye-witnesses at Umdloti reporting a drowning in progress in the Umdloti tidal pool. An NSRI Ballito rescue swimmer and Durban Metro Police Search and Rescue responded directly to the scene while the NSRI


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