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25 July 2011

Mossel Bay fishing trawler rescued

MOSSEL BAY NEWS - At 09:56 yesterday morning (Sunday, July 24) NSRI Mossel Bay volunteers were activated following a request for assistance from a fishing trawler.

The trawler, Dijaande, reported mechanical motor failure and was adrift in 6 meter swells, 16 nautical miles off-shore of Mossel Bay.

NSRI Mossel Bay launched their sea rescue craft Vodacom Rescuer and on arrival at the scene, a tow-line was rigged to the fishing trawler.

The craft was towed and arrived safely at the Mossel Bay Harbour at 16:34.

Information courtesy of NSRI Sea Rescue Communications.