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Carnival Victory Crew Member Overboard

A crew member has gone overboard the Carnival Victory cruise ship approximately 30 miles southwest of Cuba in the Caribbean. The male crew member is 37-years-old and the Coast Guard was notified by the ship’s crew that he fell overboard.

At the time, the Carnival cruise ship was on its way back to Miami, Florida as part of a four-day Western Caribbean cruise. The ship had called at Key West on July 2 and Cozumel, Mexico on July 3 before heading back. Carnival Victory is arriving back at its homeport today, July 5.

The Coast Guard is using assets to search the area for the missing crew member. A sentry airplane and cutter vessel are both active in the search but time is running out on how long a person can survive in the water for a certain amount of time.

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This must be a very difficult time for the staff and crew of the Carnival Victory and out thoughts go out to them all and his family back home. It is not yet known what department the man was working in or the time he went overboard.

Carnival Victory is schduled to arrive at PortMiami today and the next scheduled cruise is expected to depart later on Friday for a three-day Bahamas itinerary.

The Carnival cruise ship is 101,500 gross ton with a passenger capacity of over 2,700 at double occupany. The vessel will undergo a major transformation into Carnival Radiance in 2020.

This is developing news and Cruise Hive will update this post once more is known.

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