Monday, November 14, 2022

Fisherman missing after wave spet him off rocks near Herold's Bay

A search is continuing for an adult fisherman, from George, who went missing on Saturday after a wave swept him off rocks from the shoreline while he and a fellow fisherman were reportedly collecting bait East of Gwaing River Mouth, near to Herold’s Bay.

The NSRI’s Craig Lambinon said despite an extensive air, sea and shoreline search there remained no sign of the missing man.

‘’On Saturday, George Fire and Rescue Services received the first alarm. At 09h56, Saturday, 12 November, NSRI Wilderness, George Fire and Rescue Services, WC Government Health EMS rescue squad and ambulance, the SA Police Services and the EMS/AMS Skymed rescue helicopter were activated.’’

 ‘’NSRI Wilderness launched the NSRI rescue craft V’s Rescuer from Herold’s Bay. The NSRI rescue craft Oscars Rescue was towed to the scene and launched. They conducted sea search efforts,’’ he added.

Lambinon said sea conditions hampered search efforts on Saturday, and the search for the man continued the following day.

‘’Despite an extensive air, sea and shoreline search there remained no sign of the missing man. On Sunday NSRI Wilderness launched the NSRI rescue craft Ann Stratford and Spirit of Rotary. NSRI Wilderness rescue swimmers and crew, George Fire and Rescue Services and WC Government Health EMS rescue squad conducted shoreline search efforts while the NSRI rescue craft conducted sweeping line sea search efforts.’’

 ‘’Police divers are continuing in an ongoing search effort. Our thoughts are with the family of the missing man in this difficult time,’’ added NSRI Spokesperson, Craig Lambinon.

 

PICTURE: NSRI

Done By: Mitchum George

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