Cruise ship Elantion, seen here at Cabo st Lucas, Mexico 2-1-10.
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The US Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly went overboard about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. About 11 a.m. Monday 13th Feb 2017. The agency was told that a 24-year-old man was seen on the ship’s closed circuit television system going overboard from the Elation’s 11th deck. Crews from the Coast Guard’s Air Station Miami and in Clearwater were sent to the scene off the Bahamas to conduct a search. The incident happened as the ship was heading from Jacksonville to its first port of call in Nassau. According to the Coast Guard, the man’s wife notified officials on the Elation about 8:30 a.m. Monday, when the ship was moored in Nassau, that her husband was missing. Subsequent CCTV examination revealed what had occurred.