29-year-old Dies After Falling Aboard Grand Classica Ship

By ,   October 23, 2018 ,   Accidents

A 29-year-old man has died after falling aboard a Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s ship sailing from Florida to Bahamas.

According to U.S. Coast Guard spokesman John Lally, the man had fallen Friday evening, October 19, aboard Grand Classica.

The 1,680-guest ship was en-route from Port Palm Beach to Freeport, Bahamas.

Grand Classica cruise ship

In a Palm Beach Post report, John Lally said that Coast Guard crews had met the vessel about 13 miles east of the port and had brought the man back to shore.

The man had been pronounced dead at Florida hospital. Neither his name nor hometown had been immediately released.

In a statement, the cruise company said the cruise ship had continued to Grand Bahama Island after a passenger had been evacuated “due to a medical emergency.”

For other Grand Classica accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.