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Cook survives 60 hours in sunken tugboat
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 06/13/2013 @ 12:49 am In Diversions,World | No Comments
(OilPrice) Two weeks ago I wrote a brief article about the tug boat that sank off the Nigerian coast on 26th May. The twelve crew members were reported missing, 10 bodies were discovered, and it was assumed that all 12 had died.
That is until the ships cook was found alive, stuck inside the sunken tug.
Harrison Okene was the cook on board the Jascon-4 tugboat when it capsized in the rough Atlantic swell about 30km off the Nigerian coast. He managed to survive for more than two days in the upturned vessel, breathing from a four foot bubble of air trapped in a bedroom and adjacent toilet, until two South African divers rescued him.
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