The terrible thing about being in a shipwreck – as Mission to Seafarers chaplains like Reverend Stephen Hazlett (picture) know – is that you lose everything, your possessions, your home and your job – and worst of all, your mates. One young sailor from the Baltic Ace held onto his friend in the sea as long as he could, till his shipmate said “You have to let me go… or we’ll both die… ” So, agonizingly, he did. Shameful to be treated as the survivors were by the hospital. But, the Mission to Seafarers were there, finding hotel accommodation, clothes and food – and above all giving comfort and support to the traumatized sailors. And next day too, as lawyers descended to grill the survivors about what happened. Stephen made sure he sat in on that session, supporting the seafarers. Flying Angel indeed.