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.

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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 Bahamas. After daily communications, they have been out of contact since February 21, 2024 and the family is very concerned.

There are two persons on board: Vicki Bernhardt, 72, and Robert Bernhardt, 59, both United States citizens.

The boat is described as a 42 foot 1988 Defever Raised Pilothouse, MMSI 338494224, Call Sign 9254666 with two cell phones and a SPOT device on board. MV departed from Cape Canaveral Boat Yard approximately two weeks ago.

Please keep a sharp lookout, assist if possible and report any sightings to your nearest Coast Guard authority.