Passenger Jumps From Anthem of the Seas

By ,   April 14, 2018 ,   Accidents

The U.S. Coast Guard called off search for a passenger who jumped overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship Friday afternoon, April 13.

The 24-year-old man jumped from Anthem of the Seas around 3:30 p.m. when the vessel was 65 miles offshore Chincoteague, Virginia. 

Anthem of the Seas cruise ship

The Royal Caribbean liner was making her way back to dock in Bayonne from Bahamas. 

The Coast Guard searched for signs of the passenger via a cutter boat, helicopter and airplane. The U.S. Navy assisted in the search which was called off at 11:02 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. 

For other Anthem of the Seas accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.