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Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

The Chapel of Ease in St. David’s held their Annual Seafarers Service on Sunday morning [Jan 18], with people gathering to pay their respects to seafarers and those lost at sea. The service began with the “Eternal Father, Strong to Save” hymn and ended with the “Will your anchor hold” hymn, both of which are traditionally... Read more of this article

41-Year-Old Man Reported Missing At Sea

41-Year-Old Man Reported Missing At Sea

[Updated] Marine police are presently out searching the waters, after 41-year-old Donald Tucker was reported as missing at sea earlier this evening. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:10pm on Sunday, March 18th police received a report of a man missing at sea. There are limited details at this time; however it appears that two men were out... Read more of this article

Boating Accident: Police Name Victims

Boating Accident: Police Name Victims

[Updated] The police identified the two brothers who tragically lost their lives after a boating accident this morning [Jan.24] as 59-year-old Clifton “Kiki” Williams [also known as Mustafa Abdul Hadee] and 58-year-old Mikal “Snags” Williams. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the deaths... Read more of this article

Two Fishermen Die After Boat Strikes Reef

Two Fishermen Die After Boat Strikes Reef

[Updated with photos/videos] The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed that two bodies were recovered from the water off St. David’s Battery early this morning [Jan.24]. The official statement said that at approximately midnight the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a call from a 27-foot fishing vessel with two persons onboard, who... Read more of this article

Memorial For Woman Lost At Sea

Memorial For Woman Lost At Sea

An American woman who was lost at sea off Bermuda in an ill-fated yacht regatta will be remembered at a memorial service on Sunday [Dec. 12]. The California school where Jan Anderson worked as a secretary for many years will be the site of the service. Mrs. Anderson, 59, died last month while sailing with her husband near Bermuda [the couple are pictured... Read more of this article

Hurricane Season Ends This Week

Hurricane Season Ends This Week

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Wednesday [Nov. 30] having produced 19 tropical storms of which seven became hurricanes — including three major hurricanes — but Bermuda’s closest call this year came from the recent Tropical Storm Sean.  This year’s level of activity matched the US National Oceanic & Atmospheric... Read more of this article

Rescued Yachtsman Arrives In France

Rescued Yachtsman Arrives In France

The survivor of a dramatic rescue at sea during an ill-fated Atlantic yacht rally to Bermuda is expected to arrive in France today [Nov. 22]. American Rob Anderson, sailing with wife Jan [the couple are pictured here], was rescued by the tanker “High Jupiter” on November 11 after their cruising sailboat “Triple Stars” ran into... Read more of this article

Woman Lost At Sea 285m Off Bermuda

Woman Lost At Sea 285m Off Bermuda

A woman swept overboard in the ill-fated North American Rally To The Caribbean [NARC] Newport-Bermuda regatta had asked friends and family not to worry about the vessel’s stormy passage to the island in a blog updating the yacht’s progress. American Jan Anderson, sailing with her husband Rob [the couple are pictured here], was lost overboard... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Suspend Search For Missing Sailor

Coast Guard Suspend Search For Missing Sailor

The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 30-year-old man at approximately yesterday afternoon [May 26]. The 30-year-old chief engineer was reported missing 184 miles southwest of Bermuda from the Greek flagged merchant vessel, MSC Tuscany on Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard watchstanders had received notification from Rescue Coordination Center Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Search for Man Overboard Continues

Search for Man Overboard Continues

[Updated: Search called off] As of this afternoon [Dec 18] two ships and a US Coast Guard C-130 plane are still on scene conducting a search for a 29-year-old Indian national who is reported to have fell off a ship approximately 130 nautical miles south-southwest of Bermuda yesterday. Harbour Radio issued an urgent request to marine traffic to be on... Read more of this article

Video Report: American Man Lost at Sea

Video Report: American Man Lost at Sea

In very sad circumstances, 64-year-old William Thorne perished on a sailing trip to Bermuda. The 41-foot-vessel had departed Marthas Vineyard around 2 weeks ago bound for Bermuda with the owner and two crew onboard; father and daughter. Shortly after entering the Gulf Stream they encountered unexpectedly bad weather and the owner reports experiencing... Read more of this article

American Dies on Sailboat Enroute to Bermuda

American Dies on Sailboat Enroute to Bermuda

[Updated] Around 4:55pm yesterday [Nov 21], Police received a report of a sudden death at sea onboard a sailboat enroute to Bermuda. The deceased is a 64 year old American man. The two survivors, a 63 year old American man and a 25 year old American woman, were rescued by another vessel and arrived safely in Bermuda this morning. The American Consulate... Read more of this article

Hurricane Igor Kills Two In Caribbean

Hurricane Igor Kills Two In Caribbean

Hurricane Igor, currently nearing Bermuda, is being blamed for two suspected deaths in the Caribbean. The US Coast Guard was searching on Saturday night for a young woman who was swept out to sea in Puerto Rico and a boy who went missing at a beach in St. Croix. Both disappearances were blamed on large swells and dangerous currents kicked up by Igor.... Read more of this article

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