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British captain honoured for rescuing 907 refugees in Mediterranean

Captain Jamie Wilson’s crew found two dead children during harrowing rescue operations

A British sailor has been honoured for helping rescue more than 900 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Jamie Wilson is the captain of a commercial ship that was checking a pipeline off the coast of Libya when it was drafted to rescue nine overcrowded migrant dinghies over a…

Neither he nor his ship’s crew had any previous experience of search and rescue work but Captain Wilson said he was compelled to respond to the…

Upau 7gHis British-flagged ship, the Deep Vision, was sailing off the coast of Libya on 28 January when it received a call from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) in Rome ordering it to sail to a…

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