Volendam to the rescue! saves 76 people

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Good work Volendam. To the crew and officers, job well done. Holland America you rocks.

Thanks MightQuinn for posting this heart warming story of a helping hand from the Vollendam. Certainly glad everyone was Ok and got off safely.
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Great to hear that everyone was okay and the Volendam's
rescue was so successful!
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A big Bravo Zulu to Captain Pieter Bos, Chief Officer Rens van Eerten and the rest of the crew of Volendam! Team effort!
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I wonder if Peter Bos is still Master of Volendam? We sailed with him in Alaska on Volendam earlier this year. His love of the Great Land in general and Glacier Bay in particular was palpable. I'm sure he would feel very gratified to assist in this rescue.
#8
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Originally posted by MightyQuinn
Kudos to Volendam Captain, officers and crew who played a primary role in the rescue of passengers of a small vessel that hit a rock at Glacier Bay. HAL rocks!

http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/...in-Glacier-Bay
That is neat!...Kudos to the Captain & Crew!

Thanks for posting it!

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Originally posted by MightyQuinn
...................... His love of the Great Land in general and Glacier Bay in particular was palpable. I'm sure he would feel very gratified to assist in this rescue.

You said it all right there Mighty Quinn, thanx! The man loves Alaska (and its incredible wildlife), his crew and his ship!
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Well done, Captain, Officers and crew of Volendam.
Thanks for posting this, Mighty Quinn.
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I do not want to be a party pooper and offcourse well done Volendam.
However, don't forget that it is mandatory to help a vessel in distress. Had it been any other ship/cruiseline in the vicinity, they would have helped as well.
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Thank you for the link.

That is wonderful that the Volendam rescued them and everyone is safe.
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Originally posted by pathfinderess
good work volendam. To the crew and officers, job well done. Holland america you rocks.

thanks mightquinn for posting this heart warming story of a helping hand from the vollendam. Certainly glad everyone was ok and got off safely.
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HAL has come to the rescue again - here's the link to the whole story http://www.cruisecritic.com/news/news.cfm?ID=4948
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Originally posted by CtheW0rld
someone beat you to it: http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1692082
oh sorry - I didn't see it - - apologies
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God bless the captain and crew of the Volendam.

Indeed.
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