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Report of vessel on fire off Cormorant Point – Oak Bay

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Date: March 25th, 2014 Time: 10:26 RCM-SAR Station: #33 Oak Bay Mission: While on training exercise about to beach on Strongtide Island, RCM-SAR #33 was tasked to investigate report of vessel on fire off Cormorant Point.  Searched and three vessels were contacted, however none were in trouble or had seen any vessel on fire.  Completed search as directed, nothing found, […]
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Derelict Runabout – Richmond

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Date: March 25th, 2014 Time: 09:53 RCM-SAR Station: #10 Richmond Mission: Station #10 departed for Last Known Position for potential derelict runabout approximately 5 nm NW of Sandheads.  Once arrived on scene, negative for any visual contacts using (bino’s) or RADAR.  Based on strong wind, target likely drifted NW into shipping lane.  Advised by two passing tugs of runabout […]
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Code 3 Frenchmans Cove – Halfmoon Bay

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Date: March 16th, 2014 Time: 12:52 RCM-SAR Station: #12 Halfmoon Bay Mission: Male in a 16′ aluminum boat checking his crab/prawn traps in Welcome Pass. Lines fouled kicker. Tried to start main engine but battery had died which also rendered his VHF radio useless. Cellphone battery was also dead. Sizable waves were pushing him near the […]
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Kayak Recovery – Comox

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Date:March 15th, 2014 Time: 15:50 RCM-SAR Station: #60 – Comox Mission: A concerned citizen had reported a kayak adrift in the Courtenay River estuary, occupant’s location unknown. A short while later they were advised that the kayak owner had called in to report loss of his kayak but he was OK. Station #60 retrieved the […]
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Search for Missing Person – Deep Bay

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Date: March 14th, 2014 Time: 05:58 RCM-SAR Station: #59 – Deep Bay Mission: Deep Bay Station was tasked to assist in the search of a missing person who went out Oyster harvesting and failed to return. Ground SAR, Canadian Coast Guard and RCM-SAR established contact and commenced shore line searches. Unfortunately the person was found deceased […]
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