Juanito Barrientos and Delfin F. Tresnado

Employer: Dockwise N.V.
Luxumburgstraat 2, 2321 Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium

They did not heed the appeal of their captain to leave “Mighty Servant,” a heavy-lift semi-submersible, which capsized near the island of Singkep in Sumatra, Indonesia in November 1999. They waited for daylight and saved three Dutch officers and three Filipino ratings who were entrapped in the sunken vessel.

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