Coast Guard searching for man off cruise ship 35 miles south of Islamorada

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a 26-year-old man who reportedly went overboard from the Carnival Victory cruise ship Friday 35 miles south of Islamorada.

Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a call from the cruise ship stating a passenger had reportedly went overboard.

Coast Guard crews searching are:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter
  • Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry
  • Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. (WPC-1107)

The cruise ship’s next port of call is Miami.


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