Passenger Overboard From Bahamas Cruise Ship

Bahamas Celebration

A 30-year-old male passenger from the Bahamas Celebration which is a Florida based cruise ship has reportedly jumped overboard.

The man apparently jumped from the ships railings early Sunday morning on 27th April 2014. At the time the 16,630 ton ship was 27 miles east of Delray beach, Florida.

The passenger has been named as James Miller of Charleston, South Carolina and the Coast Guard are now involved in a search. The Coast Guard were first contacted at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday morning.

The Bahamas Celebration cruise ship arrived into West Palm Beach, Florida Sunday morning at approximately 9 a.m. after it help search for the missing passenger. The ship then set sail for Freeport, Bahamas at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening.

The FBI are also involved and are investigating the tragedy. The Bahamas Celebration is operated by Celebration Cruise Line and the ship does 2-night cruises from its home port in West Palm Beach, Florida.