Tag Archive: NSRI St Francis Bay station commander

Fisherman patient evacuated at sea

A 50 year-old fisherman from Humansdorp suffering breathing difficulties was evacuated last night from the chokka fishing boat Sirocco, 17 nautical miles off-shore of the Kromme River, by NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay tows boat in difficulty to safety

A rubber duck with two men on board that had a motor failure was towed safely to shore yesterday by St Francis Bay NSRI volunteer duty crew. Marc May, NSRI St Francis Bay… Continue reading

NSRI SFB search for hours in the dark for man overboard from chokka boat

NSRI St Francis Bay searched for around two hours last night for a man believed to have fallen overboard from the chokka boat Coombava offshore of Jeffreys Bay. Despite the intensive search, the… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates wounded fisherman from chokka boat today

St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew this evening, 1 July,  evacuated an injured  fisherman from a chokka boat.  The 33 year old chokka fisherman,  Alwyn Kettledas from Humansdorp, bleeding profusely from a head… Continue reading

Fisherman knocked unconscious by metal bar, evacuated

A fisherman of about 35 years of age from Aston Bay suffered severe injuries when a 1-ton steel bar smashed into him and knocked him unconscious during trawling yesterday, 7 May 2013. St… Continue reading

Fisherman suffers stroke, evacuated from chokka boat:

A 49 year-old fisherman suspected of suffering from a serious stroke was evacuated from a chokka boat four nautical miles off St Francis Bay this morning by the town’s NSRI recue team. Marc… Continue reading