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Search suspended Cape Greig man overboard in Ugashik Bay

The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a crewman reported overboard from the 190-foot fishing vessel Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Hercules and a helicopter crew and nine good Samaritan vessels searching a total of 13-square miles along the Ugashik Bay shoreline and up the river failed to locate the man. The alarm was received on Thursday, at approximately 4:27 p.m. Continue reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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F/V CAPE GREIG CREWMAN LOST OVERBOARD IN UGASHIK BAY

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 190-foot fishing vessel Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay, Alaska. A 25-year-old crewman, Grant Hildreth has missing after falling overboard from the F/V CAPE GRIEG.  The tragic accident happened on Thursday in Ugashik Bay, Alaska.  Reports indicate the crew of the Cape Grieg tried to save Hildreth by throwing him a flotation device but that Hildreth went under the water and could not be found.   The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and is under investigation.  Hildreth was not wearing a personal flotation device.  Weather at the time of incident was reported to be relatively mild with a strong incoming tide.  The Cape Greig is a 175 foot long fish processing vessel owned by F/V BEAGLE LLC and is home ported in Seattle Washington. Few accidents at sea are not preventable if proper training and safety procedures are followed.  It….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Watch as Coast Guard Medevacs Sick Royal Caribbean Passenger Off Boat

The video, as posted by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, shows the U.S. Coast Guard medevacing a passenger. The man was taken from the ship on July 14 while the Royal Caribbean ship, Adventure of the Seas, was cruising off the coast of Charleston, S.C. Apparently the man was suffering stomach pains and needed more medical attention than could be provided by the ship’s medical staff. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah launched and arrived at 7:30 p.m., hoisted the passenger and transported him to Medical University South Carolina for further care. Video credit: This work, Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston, by PO1 Luke Clayton, identified by DVIDS, The post Watch as Coast Guard Medevacs Sick Royal Caribbean Passenger Off Boat appeared first on ... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Sexual Assault on Carnival Conquest Cruise Ship Leads to Abuser Pleading Guilty

Joshua I. Morrison, 21, of Kenova, WV pleaded guilty Monday (July 16, 2018) to sexual abuse of a minor. The incident occurred in a cruise ship bathroom on the Carnival Conquest  in January of 2016 as the vessel cruised the Bahamas. Per a report by WOWKtv in West Virginia, “The United States Attorney’s office says Morrison admitted that the sexual abuse took place on board a cruise ship in international waters. They also say he admitted that he was 18-years-old at the time, the girl was 12-years-old at the time, and he knew she was 12-years-old at the time.” Morrison will potentially face 15 years in prison. Sentencing is to be determined in federal court in Charleston, WV in October. Waks and Barnett, P.A. | Admiralty and Maritime Law Waks & Barnett attorneys practice in the areas of sexual assault, personal injury and wrongful death, with a focus on Cruise Ship Injury and Accidents, Admiralty and Maritime cases. For more information, please call our….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Holland America Cruise Passenger Goes Overboard at Glacier Bay National Park

The National Parks Traveler reports that “A 69-year-old passenger of a Holland America cruise ship has been lost overboard at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska.” At this point, there has been no further information on why or how the passenger went overboard (if that is the case). On July  10, a passenger went overboard from the Seven Seas Mariner off the coast of Washington state. Glacier Bay National Park issued a statement on Saturday evening that it had suspended its search and rescue for the passenger. The man was reported missing earlier in the afternoon. After a ship wide search, the vessel searched the waters around the park with aid from the park service and U.S. Coast Guard. The cruise ship was the Westerdam which regularly travels between Vancouver in Canada and many points leading to Anchorage in Alaska. Below are comments related to the search for the missing passenger (from the National Parks Traveler website). Waks and Barnett,….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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