Page 35 - The Heroic Rescue of the Crew of the Kismet II
ISSUE : Issue 70
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1996/6/1
A hot meal was provkied at the Navy League Home in Sydney. still blowing at from 25 to 45 knots, but it had shifted slightly, perhaps not more than 10 degrees, though there was a chance there might be relatively smooth air near the ship in the lee of the cliff. "Lt. Cdr. Beeman made a test run close to the surface and found that this conjecture was true and he Part of the crew of the freighter Kismef// WE CAN HELP YOU REALIZE YOUR DREAM OF HOMEOWNERSHIP! FOR A MORTGAGE TO BUY, BUILD OR RENOVATE, SEE THE LOCAL EXPERTS League Savings 8 Mortgage 235 Charlotte St., Sydney, N.S. B1P6H7 Phone: 539-8222 / . / hovered near the stern of the ship while his crew indi? cated by chop? ping motions with their reached Sydney by bus from Cape North. Front row, left to right: Demetrios Kondas, Stephanos Augustus. Back row: Zacharias Gondas, Michael Mogki- plis, John Kouliris. Kondas is holding the ship's mascot, which came up in the last trip of the navy helicopter which rescued the 21 men. Kondas is one of hands that they three sons of John Kondas in the crew. wanted a land - The senior Kondas is a ship's officer. ing space cleared. The seamen flew to work with ax? es, saws and hammers, chopped down the af? ter binnacle, ripped away the guard rails and in five minutes had cleared the poop deck of all top hamper. "The helicopter slipped in sideways and touched three wheels to the deck, balanc? ing there with power on. Four fingers were held up to indicate the number of passen? gers which could be taken. 'You could count in seconds the time it took the men BUTTERNUT Anytime's Butternut time EASTERN BAKERIES LTD. Complete Range of Quality Bakery Products for Retail Restaurant & Food Service 564-4531 1-800-565-4532 FAX 564-1288 JOHNSTONE STREET • SYDNEY WAYNE MacDONAU) - SALES MGR. 35
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