BRP Davao del Norte to the rescue

Saturday , 5, November 2011 Leave a comment

BRP Davao del Norte (SARV-3504) , a 35-meter (Tenix) search and rescue vessel of the Philippine Coast Guard rescued 100 passengers of a motor boat that capsized off Lapu-Lapu City. According to the Manila Bulletin, Coast Guard Station – Cebu received a distress call from the vessel, that met its fate near Hilutungan Channel in Lapu-Lapu City at 1:35 a.m. Friday. There were reportedly no casualties.

For additional information about, and photographs of SARV-3504, see the following forum discussion.