Lesbos update March 17th 2016

Crew that arrived only yesterday had a huge operation today. A wooden yacht with more than 120 people on board capsized in the cliffs near Palios, Lesbos. At arrival we found 4 people already in the water close to drowning, 2 children and 2 adults. After rescuing them safely onto our RHIB we moved on to…

New speed boat named H.E. Thomsen

Henry Christian Thomsen and his wife Ellen Margrethe are a symbol of resistance movement during WW2. The couple saved more than 1000 Jewish refugees by conveying them from Denmark to Sweden by boat. This is why Sea-Watch and CADUS – Search & Rescue new operational vessel was today christened after H.E. Thomsen. It will rescue refugees…