Two Recent Man Overboard Incidents

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“Oscar, Oscar, Oscar” is the ship emergency code for “Man Overboard”. This is not something you want to hear while on your cruise vacation. However, two recent man overboard incidents had ship’s crews scurrying to the rescue but ended with very different results. A man presumed to be intoxicated jumped from… [Continue Reading]

Tragic Incident: Woman Falls From Norwegian Dawn

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Most of us have seen the news reports about the tragic incident of a woman falling from the Norwegian Dawn on Sunday night. Initially there was some speculation that foul play might have been involved, but NCL reports that they have surveillance video showing that the woman was alone at the time of the… [Continue Reading]

Teen Survivor of Hate Crime Attack Jumps From Cruise Ship And Dies

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HOUSTON, July 2 (AP) — A teenager who survived a brutal pipe beating and later testified before Congress in support of a hate crimes bill died after jumping from a cruise ship into the Gulf of Mexico, his father said Monday.
Officials with Carnival Cruise Lines said an 18-year-old jumped Sunday morning from the… [Continue Reading]

Man Rescued After Reportedly Jumping from Cruise Ship

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MIAMI, July 2 (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man early Monday after he reportedly jumped from a cruise ship off the coast of Florida.
The Carnival Liberty alerted the Coast Guard just before midnight Sunday that Scott Durrin, 29, had possibly jumped overboard about 50 miles off the coast of Boca Raton,… [Continue Reading]