Sunset German Beach Resort and Restaurant
Jan & Leonora Gaerthe
2514 San Juan, La Union
Cell Phone: 0063-917-921-2420
See you at our SURF POINT
Island of Luzon
Province of La Union
directly at the South China Sea
Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbruechiger
Founded 1865 in Bremen, Germany
We are a member of the
Save and Rescue Organization international
GERMAN MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICE
Annual Report 2009
Record of Operations
In 2009 our rescue craft were called for assistance 2138 times, and our men were able to save 123 lives; another 972 people were freed or protected from serious danger.
The number of persons rescued by our rescue units from the initial foundation of the institution on May 29, 1865, has now reached a total of 76.610.
In 941 cases not only the crew but also their vessel was salvaged or could be given essential assistance during the past year.
The above figures do not cover the landing of injured or sick persons from ships or islands in 490 cases.
Rescue Service Organisation
Distributed along the North Sea and Baltic coast of Germany are 54 stations. The active fleet is composed as follows:
3 Rescue vessels (26 knots) with daughter-boat and helicopter working platform,
17 Rescue vessels (20-23 knots) with daughter boat,
41 Rescue boats (16-35 knots).
For further information: www.seenotretter.de
DGzRS, P.O. Box 10 63 40, D-28063 Bremen