Unresolved Marine Incidents

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New York, Bermuda, BVI’s  SV Tally Ho! Boat Watch

New York, Bermuda, BVI’s SV Tally Ho! Boat Watch

**********UPDATE 23 JULY 2020***************************** While speaking with USCG RCC Boston regarding a different matter, it was learned the EPIRB for the S/V TALLY HO was located. Boatwatch was not aware of that development. Here is what RCC Boston told us: On 20MAR2020 the EPIRB from the...

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Search Called Off for SV OHANA-ULI Off Tanzania/Seychelles

Search Called Off for SV OHANA-ULI Off Tanzania/Seychelles

UPDATE July 24, 2020 From the family of Del and Craig Mc Ewan. To our dear friends and family, It is with a heavy heart that after every effort possible has been made we need to inform you that the search for Del and Craig McEwan has been called off with no recovery being made. We would like to...

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BOLO Crew Member Missing Tanker Hellas Gladiator 400 Miles Off NC

BOLO Crew Member Missing Tanker Hellas Gladiator 400 Miles Off NC

UPDATE 26 June 2020: Cancel Bolo: Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crew member near Cape Hatteras, North  Carolina ************** Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets The Coast Guard is searching for a crew member of a tanker ship approximately...

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Ship Rescues Captain of SV MARCEL Western North Atlantic

Ship Rescues Captain of SV MARCEL Western North Atlantic

UPDATE: June 17, 2020 We wish to thank Captain Patrick Michael of the SV OSTRIKA as well as Chris Parker of the Marine Weather Center for going to extraordinary lengths to locate the SV MARCEL which had to be abandoned in the mid Atlantic on 11 June 2020, due to rudder failure. The search by SV...

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Urgent BOLO for SV KALAYAAN Capt. Bob Peel, Carriacou to Puerto Rico

Urgent BOLO for SV KALAYAAN Capt. Bob Peel, Carriacou to Puerto Rico

UPDATE: April 15, 2020 Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets A BOLO has been requested for SV KALAYAAN, UK registered Sun Odyssey 54DS, Blue Hull, with Captain Bob Peel on board. He departed Tyrell Bay, Carriacou on March 18th with plans to sail north to Puerto...

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BOLO For Missing Sailor 32 Miles NW Marco Island

BOLO For Missing Sailor 32 Miles NW Marco Island

UPDATE: March 13,2020, USCG has advised that the search for Mr. Jim Clauson has been suspended pending further developments. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets The USCG St Petersburg, FL has asked the public's assistance in locating Mr. Jim Clauson, age 73, who...

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MV ROME Overdue Panama City Florida to Ft. Myers

MV ROME Overdue Panama City Florida to Ft. Myers

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets UPDATE: 0645 hrs, 26 Feb 2020: USCG RCC Miami advised the search has been suspended for the M/V ROME. Update February 20, 2020 - U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) Miami, FL has asked for assistance in locating...

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Urgent Watch For Unknown Vessel In Distress Willmington, N. Carolina

Urgent Watch For Unknown Vessel In Distress Willmington, N. Carolina

Update- February 13, 2020 - Coast Guard suspends search. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Thursday after an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon alert lead responders to debris approximately 126 miles southeast off the coast of Wilmington, North...

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