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News Release

March 06, 2016

Contact: 7th Coast Guard District


Office: (305) 415-6683

**Update** Coast Guard continues search for man who fell from cruise ship

MIAMI — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews continue the search for a 46-year-old man who fell from a cruise ship off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, Sunday.

Missing is David Mossman, 46, from Texas.

On Saturday at approximately 3 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from the crew aboard the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas of Mossman who fell approximately 100 feet from the 10th deck of the cruise ship into the water 36 nautical miles south of Carysfort Reef Light. An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was issued and the Coast Guard Cutter Gannet was launched to begin searching for Mossman. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 helicopter and a HC-144 aircraft were launched to begin searching as well.

Currently, Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews have searched 1,676 square nautical miles.

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