Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Coast Guard Continues Search For Missing Cruise Ship Worker

The Coast Guard continues its search today for a cruise ship crewmember who is believed to have fallen overboard yesterday morning. The search covers 1,200 square miles off the Hillsborough Inlet. Crews from Lake Worth Inlet and the Ft. Lauderdale Coast Guard stations are on the scene, said Petty Officer Nick Ameen in Miami.
Celebrity Constellation
The Coast Guard also plans to dispatch a C-130 plane to search from the air, Ameen said. The 28-year-old man did not report to a meeting on the Celebrity Constellation at 6 a.m. Monday and was last seen an hour earlier.

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