Cargo ship strikes object, breaks up and sinks off Florida

(KEY WEST, Fla.) — A 206-foot cargo ship broke up and sank near Cay Sal Bank, the Florida Keys Keynoter newspaper reported. The Mystic crew of 10 was rescued by the Coast Guard. The vessel, en route from Miami to Haiti, struck an object and began taking on water, and the crew abandoned ship when it started to roll.
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By Professional Mariner Staff