We are often tempted to measure the success of Amver by the number of newly participating vessels and by the number of Surface Pictures furnished. In 1962 for example, an analysis of our statistics indicates the following breakdown:
- New participants 323
- Surface Pictures furnished 939
Specifically, these people were assisted in the following situations:
- MEDICO 28
- Aircraft Distress 48
- Disabled or Missing Surface Vessel 148
We sure have come a long way since 1962! Amver achieved an all time high of 3,809 ships on plot in 2009, enrolled 1,417 ships and saved 237 lives.
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Photo credit: Amver/USCG historical photo