- "Gentlemen, secure the deck, we just got a distress call from a rig due west of us. Secure the deck!"
- ―Ivar Heraldson[src]
Ivar Heraldson is the captain of the Debbie Sue fishing boat.
After the boat received a distress signal from an oil rig, Ivar Heraldson instructed the crew of the Debbie Sue to secure the deck. As they approached it, the coast guard instructed them to stay clear of the rig. Heraldson questioned whether they should assist the people inside, but they were told not to. Unable to go closer, he asked the ship's greenhorn to retrieve his binoculars, but he had disappeared.