Overboard cruise ship crewmember rescued in Caribbean

The following is text of a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard:

(MIAMI) — The cruise ship Carnival Glory found and rescued a missing Norwegian Getaway crewmember on Sunday 21 miles north of Cuba.

The crewmember was reported is stable condition. 

Reported missing Saturday, the Coast Guard launched assets including Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crews, an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and the Coast Guard cutter Raymond Evans crew to search more than 1,630 square miles.

The incident is currently under investigation.


(MIAMI) — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewmember Saturday from the cruise ship Norwegian Getaway 28 miles northwest of Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., watch standers at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center were notified by the cruise ship that a 33-year-old Filipino crewmember was seen going overboard.

A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew was diverted to conduct search patterns at 3:30 p.m.

By Professional Mariner Staff