Drama at the Daly - two rescued

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Drama at the Daly - two rescued

Post by Matt Flynn » Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:12 am

Two men have been rescued in the Daly River region after their boat sank on Thursday, November 11.
The men had been making their way from the Daly River ramp toward Anson Bay when they struck a submerged object. The boat reportedly sank in seconds.
Unable to trigger their emergency beacon or retrieve phones before the boat sank, the men swam against the tide to an island.
They made a ‘HELP’ sign using the lid of a cooler, and waited.
The men spent two nights waiting for help, without any food or fresh water.
On Saturday morning, another vessel was in the area and the skipper saw debris from the submerged craft.
The skipper then located and rescued the stranded men.
The men were taken to Royal Darwin Hospital for assessment and discharged the same evening.

Bad trip, but LUCKY BOYS! Swimming against the tide in a Top End river, bull sharks and crocs, yuk ...



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Re: Drama at the Daly - two rescued

Post by Matt Flynn » Tue Nov 16, 2021 6:17 am

Saved by Berocca and p..s cocktails ... excerpt from NT News.

Thought it might be April 1.
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Re: Drama at the Daly - two rescued

Post by theodosius » Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:52 pm

Yum

What a nighmare for the blokes who sank!

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