Diver Located After Becoming Disorientated

September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two people went lobster diving and when one of the divers was not seen for 20 minutes his buddy raised the alarm, and the Marine Police Vessel Rescue 1 responded and safely located both divers, with the diver “having become disorientated from the original location of the boat.”

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The Marine Police contacted Bermuda Radio regarding a report of a missing free diver at the West End off Pompano.

“Marine Police Vessel Rescue 1 proceeded to the area, while Bermuda Radio spoke directly to the shore side reporting source regarding the incident.

“Confirming two people, had gone lobster diving off Pompano, in the 24ft vessel Relax Too. With one of the divers having not been seen for 20 minutes his buddy raised the alarm.

“Bermuda Radio commenced Marine VHF urgency broadcasts reporting the missing diver, a short time later Rescue 1 was on scene and safely located both divers, the diver reported missing having become disorientated from the original location of the boat.”

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