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Passenger Overboard Cruise Ship in the Bahamas Rescued by the Crew

A woman has been rescued after being overboard the Norwegian Sun cruise near Freeport in the Bahamas.

Passenger Overboard Norwegian Sun

According to passengers who were onboard the Norwegian Sun cruise ship which is operated by Norwegian Cruise Line, a woman had gone overboard Tuesday night as the vessel was sailing a 5-day Bahamas cruise.

According to one tweet seen above, a rescue operation was immediately launched and within 20 minutes the rescue boat which was deployed by the ship rescued the woman.

The overboard occurred as the ship was near Freeport, Bahamas where the ship called on November 12. Norwegian Sun was heading towards the next port of call of Great Stirrup Cay, NCL’s own private island also in the Bahamas.

Once the woman was rescued she was no doubt provided medical attention from the ship’s medical staff. Her current condition is not known or the details of her going overboard. There are multiple rumors going around into what happened but no actual facts. The most important thing is that she was rescued and is now safe. Overboards very rarely end well and at night the odds of surviving are even lower.

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Norwegian Sun was sailing a 5-day Bahamas cruise which included two calls at Great Stirrup Cay, a call in Nassau and Freeport. The ship arrived back at her homeport of Port Canaveral today after departing for the voyage on November 9.

The ship is 78,300 gross tons and has a guest capacity of over 1,900 at double occupancy. We last posted about a guest going overboard a Norwegian cruise ship in June 2019. A 63-year-old Korean woman was sadly never found from the Norwegian Epic during a cruise in the Meditteranean.

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