BREAKING: Man Jumps off Independence of the Seas

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently searching for a man who intentionally jumped off of Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas, as it was heading back to Port Everglades this morning.

Officials are reporting that a 22 year old man was seen jumping off of deck 12 aboard the Independence of the Seas at approximately 2 AM on Thursday. The ship was about 30 miles south of Key Largo.

Crew on board the ship joined the USCG  in searching for the passenger until 6:15 AM, before returning to Port Everglades. The Coast Guard is continuing it’s search. It is unknown why the man jumped overboard at this time.

The Independence of the Seas was on a five night Western Caribbean cruise at the time of the incident.

This is a developing story, and Cruise Everyday will let you know as updates are announced.

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Back in April of 2016, PJ had the idea to create an Instagram account based on cruising, after he became addicted from his cruise in March. In May, he had the idea to extend it into a blog. Ever since then he has been working very hard at growing the Cruise Everyday brand!
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PJ Morrissey

Back in April of 2016, PJ had the idea to create an Instagram account based on cruising, after he became addicted from his cruise in March. In May, he had the idea to extend it into a blog. Ever since then he has been working very hard at growing the Cruise Everyday brand!

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