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Tag: water accident

Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

| 15/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting Grand Cayman on a cruise ship yesterday morning (14 August) died after a snorkelling trip, police have said. The woman, who was from the United States, was said to have encountered difficulties at Coral Gardens in North Sound at around 11am. She was pulle [...]

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Captain crashes boat into ironshore

Captain crashes boat into ironshore

| 10/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Several people were injured and a pleasure boat was extensively damaged Saturday night when the charter vessel’s captain slammed it into the ironshore. The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is now investigating what happened when the Mary Girl ran aground from the North Sound near Vista Del Mar. [...]

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Visitor dies after North Side snorkel trip

Visitor dies after North Side snorkel trip

| 29/04/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED The 72-year-old man who was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Wednesday after a snorkelling trip in North Side has been named as Peter Zhu, from Canada. Police are also asking the individuals aboard a nearby vessel who helped bring the man ashore to contact the police [...]

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Mexican visitor dies after snorkel trip

Mexican visitor dies after snorkel trip

| 13/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 77-year-old Mexican national visiting Cayman with his family who died early Thursday morning in the George Town hospital following a snorkelling trip was Jose Antonio Lazcano Puron. Police said the man got into difficulties while he was in the water duri [...]

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Elderly visitor from Arizona drowns during snorkel trip

Elderly visitor from Arizona drowns during snorkel trip

| 10/03/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police have now named the 71-year-old visitor who died Thursday after a snorkel trip in the George Town Harbour around Eden Rock. She was Gail Ann Moss from Scottsdale, Arizona. Police and the emergency services were called to the area at around 11:30am yesterday (9 March) following the repor [...]

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Police name snorkeller who died at Rum Point party

Police name snorkeller who died at Rum Point party

| 02/03/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police have now named the 44-year-old male resident of Grand Cayman who died Wednesday after snorkelling in the water near a house at Rum Point where he was attending a party. He was Mongkol Srilamai, who was originally from Thailand. Police said the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit, the Cayman Island [...]

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Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

| 27/02/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS) Updated 3:30pm Monday: Police have now confirmed that a large quantity of ganja was found aboard the boat discovered partially submerged about two to three miles off North West Point, West Bay, on Sunday morning. The police helicopter continued searches for anyone who may have been on board M [...]

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Police name West Bay man killed in boating accident

Police name West Bay man killed in boating accident

| 02/01/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has now released the identity of the man who died following a boating accident on New Year’s Day. He was Dale Gerald Ebanks (49) of West Bay. According to the police, Ebanks was one of two people testing a vessel in the North Sound at around 6:15pm when there was a steering [&hell [...]

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US visitor dies while snorkelling at Eden Rock

US visitor dies while snorkelling at Eden Rock

| 12/12/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A 69-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States was pulled from the water in George Town Harbour Sunday by emergency personnel, but they were unable to save him. Just after 5pm yesterday evening, a call was made to the 911 Communications Centre about a missing sno [...]

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Swimmer and kayakers safe after rescues

Swimmer and kayakers safe after rescues

| 06/12/2016 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Marine officers and emergency medical personnel were kept busy with two rescues on Tuesday afternoon. At about 1:3opm emergency service responded to a report from Governor’s Beach that a man was in distress in the water. When they arrived, the officers and medics were able to help the man [...]

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Marine cops warn captains not to overload boats

Marine cops warn captains not to overload boats

| 30/11/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): As the Cayman Islands moves into the peak season, the marine police are warning boat captains that they will be enforcing passenger limits. The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit (JMU) said tour boat operators are obligated to keep weight and passenger limits within those specified on their operators’ [...]

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