Passenger Goes Overboard From Anthem of the Seas

Late yesterday afternoon, a young man was reported overboard from the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas which was heading back to its home port in Bayonne, New Jersey at the time of the incident. The overboard occurred around 4 P.M. yesterday. The Anthem arrived in Bayonne early this (Saturday) morning.  The cruise ship was returning from a trip to the Bahamas. A passenger on the Anthem stated that a "an overboard alarm sounded onboard the Anthem of the Seas . . . followed by (an) announcement saying they are searching 'for one of your fellow passengers,'and asking passengers to stay clear of the decks where they are operating life boats. They are asking passengers to keep a look out. The ship did a hard turn to return to the man overboard spot." We reported the incident on our Facebook page.  Royal Caribbean has released a statement stating that “we are sorry to report that a guest on board Anthem of the Seas was observed…

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