El Faro captain formerly served aboard Casco Bay Lines ferries


(PORTLAND, Maine) — The captain of the TOTE ship missing near the Bahamas is a former captain at Casco Bay Lines, television station WCSH reported. Michael Davidson, 53, is from Windham, Maine. The television station identified three other crewmembers as Dylan Meklin, Danielle Randolph and Michael Holland. Family members are traveling to Jacksonville, Fla., awaiting word from the Coast Guard on whether there is any sign of the ship, which was caught in Hurricane Joachin with a propulsion casualty and was listing.


Click here to view the TV station's story on Davidson.

Click here to view the TV station's story about the other crewmembers and families.

Another family is interviewed in a video report here from the Daily Mail.

By Professional Mariner Staff