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Melkbosstrand callout 14may2024
RESCUES  | Published: 20 May 2024

UPDATE: A body and 2 dogs recovered, sadly deceased.

The body of a man, believed to be that of Pierre Lotter, 23, from Kathu, Northern Cape, was located and recovered on Sunday, 19 May, near to Melkbosstrand. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 20 May 2024

1 person remains missing, and the bodies of a man and a woman have been recovered, sadly deceased.

Mike Whittal, NSRI Gqeberha duty controller, said: At 18h19, Sunday, 19 May, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew, CWR (Coastal Water Rescue), EC Government Health EMS and the SA Police Services were activated following reports of 3 persons missing in the surf ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 18 May 2024

Fishing trawler sinks, 9 fishermen recovered, 11 still missing

A fishing trawler has sunk 30 nautical miles off the coast of Cape Town - 9 fishermen have been recovered but 11 are still missing at sea. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 15 May 2024

NSRI Life Boat Club member rescued on the wild-side of Gqeberha

Terrence Grewar, 74-year-old retiree from the hamlet of Schoenmakerskop, on the wild-side of Gqeberha, had taken up a new hobby of paddling. He joined a paddling club based at the North End Lake and upskilled himself to a point where ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 15 May 2024

One man deceased, and another and 3 pet dogs are missing at sea near Bloubergstrand

SAPS Water Policing and Diving Servicesand Table View Police continue searching for missing Pierre Lotter, age 23, from Kathu, and 3 Dachshund dogs at Bloubergstrand shoreline. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 13 May 2024

Spirit of Santam II, NSRI Saint Helena Bay’s new JetRIB blessed.

The blessing of a new rescue vessel is a time-honoured tradition in the NSRI. ...

2024 05 08 Shelly Beach
RESCUES  | Published: 9 May 2024

Good Samaritan using a rescue torpedo buoy saves a man's life

Good Samaritan Scelo Cele, of Shelly Beach Tower Control, is commended for saving an adult man who was caught in rip currents yesterday at the boat launch slipway side of Shelly beach / on Tuesday, 7 May, during the morning. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 4 May 2024

Two hikers, on the Otter trail, trapped on rocks in a rising tide were rescued

Charles Hutchins, NSRI Oyster Bay shore controller, said: At 07h40, Friday, 3 May, NSRI Storms River duty crew and SA National Parks Tsitsikamma Park rangers were activated following reports of 2 hikers stranded on rocks, in a gulley along the ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 3 May 2024

Man deceased onboard a motor vessel

Nic Stevens, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 00h06, Wednesday, 1 May, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request to respond to medically evacuate a Chinese crewman to hospital from a cargo motor vessel that was passing by ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 3 May 2024

Body of an unidentified lady recovered near to Belvedere on Knysna Lagoon.

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 07h43, Thursday, 2 May, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports from eyewitnesses, a foreign couple on holiday in Knysna, of a body in the water near to Belvedere on Knysna Lagoon. ...

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