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USCG Suspends Search for Diver Off Mayport/Jacksonville, Florida

USCG Suspends Search for Diver Off Mayport/Jacksonville, Florida

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Mayport JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard has suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport.  Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250 yards from the original dive...

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BOLO Overdue S/V MARIA LIONZA, Atlantic Ocean, Canary Islands

BOLO Overdue S/V MARIA LIONZA, Atlantic Ocean, Canary Islands

UPDATE July 15, 2021 from MRCC FRANCE "Hello we localize this vessel the 12 juillet at 21h12 by  M/V GRETTA , she don't want assistance, juste water and fuel . Last position by ais the 13 juillet  at 27°56.24N and 0331.12.39W destination Canarie Island. For information we have all information about this sailing vessel , if there is a probleme ( irridium , epirb) You can cancel overdue concerning...

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BOLO for F/V Flipper Missing From Bonaire, ABC’s

BOLO for F/V Flipper Missing From Bonaire, ABC’s

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets  A BOLO has been issued for F/V Flipper missing from Bonaire as of July 6, 2021.It is approximately 16 feet with a 25 HP outboard. The interior of the vessel looks to be white, while the exterior hull is blue. Report all sightings to the nearest Coast Guard and assist if possible. Bolo in Bonaire for F/V FLIPPER Kralendijk –...

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Search for Missing Boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico Suspended

Search for Missing Boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico Suspended

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water near Culebra, Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing male boater Wednesday night near the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. “Suspending a search is never easy, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this missing person,” said Capt. José Diaz, Sector San Juan acting commander. ...

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Cancel Non Emergency Bolo for S/V Fan Sea, Exumas, Bahamas

Cancel Non Emergency Bolo for S/V Fan Sea, Exumas, Bahamas

Cancel Non-Emergency Bolo UPDATE: July 6, 2021 S/V Fan Sea is safe in the Exumas and RCC Miami has been notified and is contact with concerned parties. USCG RCC Miami has requested Boatwatch.org assistance in contacting a Moorings charter catamaran, S/V Fan Sea, a 45 foot Leopard Catamaran, recently in Nassau with six people on board. The boat is possibly in the Exumas Land and Sea Park. People...

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S/V “Wine Down” Adrift from Barbados Found in St. Lucia with Mooring Attached

S/V “Wine Down” Adrift from Barbados Found in St. Lucia with Mooring Attached

UPDATE: July 7, 2021: S/V Wine Down has been found with mooring attached in St. Lucia. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets 'Wine Down' a Beneteau 38 registered in Jolly Harbour Antigua went adrift between 07:30 and 09:50 from Carlisle Bay in Barbados in the midst of TS Elsa this morning July 2nd. Mooring is gone as well so presume she's still dragging it. Winds...

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3 Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 foot S/V “God Alone”

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Three Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 Foot Sailboat BOLO for S/V “God Alone” with Captain Keron Powell, 43 years of age and two unknown mates. They left Port Antonio point June 6, 2021 to go fishing and have not been heard from since. Captain Powell had a cellular phone with him. S/V “God Alone” is a 28 foot fiberglass sailboat...

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Fishing Vessel Eden Missing From Antiqua, Last Seen off Barbuda

Fishing Vessel Eden Missing From Antiqua, Last Seen off Barbuda

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets A Bolo has been issued for F/V Eden which left Antigua, Eastern Caribbean on Thursday June 24, 2021 at around noon with two men on board. They last had signals to their phones north of Barbuda. The 25 foot pirogue is light blue with a single 50 hp 4 stroke engine, was last seen drifting off Barbuda. Lester Small, the Captain,...

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Found Alive – Missing Fisherman Between Bay Islands of Honduras Utila and Belize

Found Alive – Missing Fisherman Between Bay Islands of Honduras Utila and Belize

UPDATE: June 23, 2021 at 5:00 PM Utila Fisherman Comes Home Utila Search & Rescue A heartfelt moment for our islands when Mr. Newton (Diamond) was towed back home. He’s been missing since Friday, June 18th. Whilst on his way home from a day of fishing, he encountered mechanical problems causing him to lose steering power. He started drifting further away from Utila Cays as the hours went by....

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BOLO for S/V Madimoo On Passage from Malaysia to South Africa

BOLO for S/V Madimoo On Passage from Malaysia to South Africa

Update June 27, 2021 The family of Captain Kenneth Harold Gordon of S/V Madimoo has advised as follows: "Just wanted to let you know I received a call from my dad.  They are OK. The Iridium phone stopped working and they hit a freak storm somewhere in the Indian Ocean which ripped their sails. They were able to motor most of the way back towards Indonesian when the motors also stopped working....

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