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Old 02 December 2013, 09:19   #1
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Video of rescue by divers.



Don't know if any divers on the Ribnet saw this rescue of a cook who survived 3 days in a capsized ship off SA - it was a deep rescue! This is the sensational footage from a head cam on a rescue diver.

Gets my adrenalin going!
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Old 02 December 2013, 11:41   #2
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Brave boys!!!
Been to 65m on a "pleasure" tri mix dive, but wouldn't fancy what they've just done.
Seriously cool under incredible pressure.
Respect !

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that's impressive!
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Amazing the casualty didnt freak out.I suppose He was just so glad to be rescued.
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That is just effin unbelievable!!!!
Wow, my heart was in my mouth throughout.
Don't think I've ever seen shear terror on a mans face (when they 1st find him) like that before!
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Harrison must feel that he is the luckiest guy on the planet to have been rescued from that sunken ship. God knows what was going through his head while down there for 3 days.

Great find and possibly one of the best videos posted on here
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Awesome rescue.


I wonder how long Harrison would have waited it out for, remarkable really. I think after a few hours I'd have been looking for an exit attempt. 3 days sitting in there must have felt like a lifetime.
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Astounding. I can't believe this footage has only just emerged. It's a remarkable rescue and as has already been said, I can't imagine what was going through the guy's head.

Tony Bullimore's rescue from the upturned hull of his yacht in the southern ocean a few years ago was incredible but this tops it, and then some.
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It is extraordinary that this vid has only just emerged. In the PADI qualifications the Rescue Diver course is probably one of the most interesting / rewarding. But I have to say these SA saturation divers take the prize - I would have been terrified.
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have to say - in the dark, knowing your so many meters under water, no water to drink, diminishing air quality, the best you would expect would be just be waiting for the oxygen in the pocket to run out, and hope to go slowly and painlessly to sleep. And then out of the darkness - the divers light and hand, incredible.
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