Locals honoured at NSRI AGM Awards 2012

Torsten Henschel talks about the rescue of Ruan Klopper.

Long Service – 20 Years

Clifford Ireland – Stn. 5, Durban
Shawn Michaels – Stn. 8, Hout Bay
Neville Eustice – Stn. 12, Knysna
Reinald Hofmeyr – Stn. 12, Knysna
Berend Maarsingh – Stn 12, Knysna
Andries Coetzee – Stn. 14, Plett
Vaughn Seconds – Stn. 16, Strandfontein

Long Service – 25 Years

Paul Bevis– Stn. 5, Durban
Pierre Marlow – Stn. 23, Wilderness
John Brown –First Aid Training
Clint Abrahams – Stn.16, Strandfontein
Roger Nielson – Stn. 9, Gordons Bay

Long Service – 30 Years

Theresa Medicine – Head Office Staff
Ian Gray – Stn. 6, PE

Long Service – 35 Years

Ian Alton – Stn. 17, Hermanus
George Stoddart – Stn. 17, Hermanus

Long Service – 40 Years

Patrick van Eyssen – Stn. 3, Table Bay
Michael Patterson – Stn. 19,RichardsBay

Long Service – 45 Years

Donald Nicholls – Stn.2, Bakoven

Marmion Marsh Trophy: Andrew Connell. Click here for the citation.

Alric Simpson Trophy: Italtile (Pty) Ltd. Represented by Tasmin Mulder.Click here for the citation.

The Operations Directors Trophy for most improved station: Station 37,JeffreysBay

The Pat O’Sullivan Station Efficiency Shield: Station 23, Wilderness

IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea (Certificates of Commendation in recognition for meritorious services rendered awarded to Coxswain Adrian Gunter, Crewman Leon Pretorius and Crewman Quentin Diener on board rescue boat Queenie Paine, Station 33 Witsand. Nominated for the risky search and rescue operation of the 4 members of the catamaran yacht “Gulliver”, in dangerous weather conditions. Click here for the citation.

Gallantry Award Citation (Bronze Class) to Torsten Henschel, NSRI Station 23, Wilderness.Click here for the citation.

These pictures and more are available on the Sea Rescue Flickr page for download.

Peter Bacon, NSRI Chairman, handed out all the awards.

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