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BOLO For Missing Fisherman North Carolina

BOLO For Missing Fisherman North Carolina

U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic  eptsoSdornl8PAg9gh t m 45u:07apli1Mlai0gr56f02c8881393 f26au  ·  #Update The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its active search for Jeffrey Kale off the North Carolina coast after approximately 72 combine search hours, covering more than 7,762 square miles, which is nearly the size of the state of Massachusetts. “It is with heavy hearts that we suspend our active search...

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BOLO for SV Evocative Charter San Diego to Playa Taiti Mexico

BOLO for SV Evocative Charter San Diego to Playa Taiti Mexico

UPDATE: April 2, 2024 - Captain Missing The boat is found but the young man is still missing (posted in our local San Diego group) #Breaking: Search for young man lost at sea resumes This Monday, the search by land, sea, and air resumed for Victor Oswaldo Villareal, who disappeared at sea last Friday when he was swept away by a water current near the Real Mediterránea housing development in...

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SV PENELOPE Overdue Loreto to La Paz Mexico

SV PENELOPE Overdue Loreto to La Paz Mexico

Update March 20, 2024 Discontinue Bolo: Cruisers are reporting that they have talked to SV Penelope on the VHF and they are currently headed to Espiritu Santo and then on to La Paz by Friday. All is well on board. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for SV PENELOPE overdue Loreto (26-00.76N 111-20.06W) to LaPaz (24-08.53N 110-18.65W). SV PENELOPE is a...

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Fisherman Missing from Carriacou

Fisherman Missing from Carriacou

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for missing fisherman, Raymond Roseman, age 62, who left Bogles, Carriacou on March 8, 2024. Roseman set out alone in a 13 foot, white boat, equipped only with oars and no engine. Keep a sharp lookout, assist if possible and report any sightings to the Grenada Coast Guard. Fisherman Missing from Carriacou BOLO from...

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SV “LHOR ONE” Distress SE of Bermuda

UPDATE: Good News - Rescue of two sailors successful! RCC Norfolk coordinated with a Greek Merchant Ship, Frio Ionian, to divert. The ship and sailors are on their way to Panama and will fly home to France from there. Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 2 mariners more than 1,700 miles east of Bermuda   PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued two mariners...

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Bolo SV “EPIPAPU 2” St Bart to Antiqua

Bolo SV “EPIPAPU 2” St Bart to Antiqua

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  MRCC Fort de France has requested assistance in locating the French 14-meter sailboat "EPIPAPU 2" which departed Thursday evening from St Barthélémy, bound for Antigua. 2 people on board. Radio signal FN5245, registration PV 836746, white shell, white sails. Assist if possible and report any sightings to MRCC Fort de...

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Five Fishermen Missing Off Trinidad MV Amanda

Five Fishermen Missing Off Trinidad MV Amanda

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  Five Fishermen Missing Off Trinidad MV Amanda BOLO for five fishermen missing since February 24, 2024. Last Saturday between 4 pm and 5 pm, boat captain David Seepaul, 60, his son Davanan, 35, Braiyer Ali, 21, Shiva Seepersad, 20, and Jeremiah Pasqual, 19, left the village of Cedros on a vessel named Amanda to fish in an...

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BOLO for MV Irish Miss Florida Keys to Bahamas

BOLO for MV Irish Miss Florida Keys to Bahamas

February 27, 2024 - UPDATE: Cancel Bolo for Irish Miss - Thank you to the boater who observed Irish Miss at the National Park - Dry Tortugas yesterday and USCG Key West broadcast.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for MV “IRISH MISS” Florida Keys to the Bahamas PLease be on the lookout for MV Irish Miss that intended to leave the Florida Keys for the...

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Couple Missing from SV Simplicity Grenada to St. Vincent

Couple Missing from SV Simplicity Grenada to St. Vincent

Statement from the family members of the crew of S/V Simplicity: "Many in the Salty Dawg family have offered support and the willingness to help in any way that they can, as we all mourn the disappearance of two of our long term members, Ralph and Kathy of Simplicity. "The family has asked us to share the following with you and others and encourage you to forward this to anyone that you wish to...

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Four Fishermen Missing off Venice Florida

Four Fishermen Missing off Venice Florida

UPDATE: The USCG has suspended its search for the 4 missing fishermen as of Monday Feb. 19, 2024 at 8 PM pending new information.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  A BOLO has been issued for 4 missing fishermen that left Venice, Florida at 8 AM Saturday morning, February 17, 2024 and did not return as planned. A search is underway in the Gulf of Mexico from...

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