As a baby she was one of 3,628 Vietnamese refugees rescued at sea; 45 years on, she meets air force sergeant who saved her

//As a baby she was one of 3,628 Vietnamese refugees rescued at sea; 45 years on, she meets air force sergeant who saved her

As a baby she was one of 3,628 Vietnamese refugees rescued at sea; 45 years on, she meets air force sergeant who saved her

At 7.18am on May 2, 1975, Captain Anton Martin Olsen of the Clara Maersk received a distress signal from a Vietnamese merchant vessel adrift in the South China Sea: “From Master Truongxuan/XVLX have about 3,000 refugees from Saigon on-board they are hungry and thirsty stop engine broken down and leaking stop our position estimated 8.35 north 107 east at 21.00 GMT request assistance immediately Master.” Minutes after receiving the alert, Olsen changed the Danish cargo ship’s course, and by…

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