Fisherman evacuated off chokka boat near St Francis Bay

A 56 year-old fisherman sufferng from suspected dehydration was evacuated off  a chokka boat offshore of St Francis Bay today and taken to hospital.

NSRI said that at 1 .30 pm on 29 December 2014,  the NSRI St Francis Bay dispatched its Sea rescue  craft Spirit of St Francis II to the  chokka fishing boat Bridgette, 13 nautical miles off-shore.

On arrival the fisherman was found to be in a stable condition and was taken to Port St Francis from where a private ambulance transported him to hospital.


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