Coast Guard searching for an overdue vessel near Bahamas

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U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Southeast
Contact: 7th District Public Affairs
Office: 305-415-6683
After Hours: 786-367-7649
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Coast Guard searching for an overdue vessel near Bahamas

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people aboard, Wednesday, between the Bahamas and south Florida.

Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected.

The vessel and people were reported to be enroute to Lake Worth, Florida.

Searching are:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130 Hercules aircrew
  • Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
  • Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvel crew
  • Royal Bahamas Defence Force surface units
  • Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association air assets

Anyone with information is requested to contact Coast Guard District Seven Command Center at 305-415-6800.

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