‘Discovered Adrift At Sea With No One On Board’

May 14, 2019 | 7 Comments

An official notice has been released by the Government stating that a “vessel was discovered adrift at sea with no one on board,” and it has come under the administration of the Receiver of Wreck, and claims of owners “must be established to the satisfaction of the Receiver of Wreck within one year of the date of this Notice.”

The official notice is below:

Notice of Wreck

  • Notice Type: Government Notice
  • Notice Sub Type: Notice of Wreck
  • Notice ID: GN0614/2019
  • Department: Customs
  • Publication date: 10 May 2019

Notice Of Wreck

The Merchant Shipping Act 2002

Pursuant to the provisions of section 202 of the Merchant Shipping Act 2002, I hereby give notice that the vessel described below was salvaged from the waters off Bermuda, and has come under the administration of the Receiver of Wreck:-

Description of Vessel

  • Vessel name…………………………….. N/A
  • Vessel type………………………………. Sloop
  • Make of Vessel…………………………. Beneteau
  • Year of Vessel…………………………… 2018
  • Hull type…………………………………. Monohull
  • Hull material……………………………. Fibre-reinforced plastic
  • Length overall………………………….. Approximately 55.1ft.
  • Beam……………………………………… Approximately 16ft. 3in.

Vessel Bermuda May 13 2019

Condition of vessel

This vessel was discovered adrift at sea with no one on board by a passing vessel. The seaworthiness of the vessel was examined and after the bilge pumping was conducted the vessel was sailed on its own power into Bermuda. The inside of the boat appears to be in good condition. There is no apparent structural damage to the hull.

Location of vessel

St. George’s, Bermuda

Claims

Claims of owners to wreck must be established to the satisfaction of the Receiver of Wreck within one year of the date of this Notice. Claims may be sent to the Receiver of Wreck, P.O. Box 2084, Hamilton, HM HX, Bermuda or by email to customs@gov.bm.

Given this 9th day of May, 2019

Tracey Kelly

Acting Collector of Customs

Acting Receiver of Wreck

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  1. Vote no more says:

    Probably arbitrade bringing the gold in.

  2. Richard A says:

    MINE!

  3. Laurence Fox says:

    Pretty obvious it belongs to these people.
    Who lost one last year!
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.capitalgazette.com/news/ac-cs-sailboat-rescue-20181129-story,amp.html

  4. Triangle Drifter says:

    Whoever brought it in gets paid for salvage or gets the boat if nobody claims it.

  5. JohnBoy says:

    Finders keepers!

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