The story of the Blythe Star is one of the most fascinating Australian tales you’ve probably never heard. It is a story of both tragedy and heroism, although the hero fiercely rejects that title.Read more
The crew of a yacht sailing off the New South Wales coast caught a lucky break when they were rescued last night after getting into strife in high swells.
Crew members aboard the Australian crewed ship, the British Loyalty, were able to rescue all four passengers after responding to a distress call at approximately 1.30am.Read more
Seven Indonesian seafarers caught a lucky break after being rescued by Norwegian flagged, Australian-crewed vessel the Far Sirius last Thursday.
The seven Indonesian crew had spent more than 10 hours in the Java Sea after their ship had sunk the night before, according to skilled seafarer and MUA delegate Jimbo Williams.Read more