Man Jumps from Carnival Cruise Line Ship 55 Miles off Florida Coast

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April 18. The U.S. Coast Guard searched for a man who jumped overboard from a cruise ship on Saturday, as it approached Florida.  The man jumped from the Carnival Cruise Line ship “The Mardi Gras” just after midnight, about 55-miles east of Port Canaveral, according to the Coast Guard and Carnival.

The Coast Guard responded with two cutters and an airplane to search for the 43-year-old man. The Mardi Gras and the cruise ship Elation also participated in the search, said Coast Guard spokesman David Micallef.  Lupoli said the Coast Guard released the ship from the search efforts and it continued to Port Canaveral. It will continue sailing as scheduled.

Source: CBS News

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