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Cruise Ship Ends, Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Passenger

Cruise Ship Ends, Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Passenger

The cruise liner Grand Princess has suspended the search for the 54-year-old passenger who is believed to have jumped off the vessel Wednesday about 650 miles northeast of Hilo, on the Big Island. The vessel will dock tomorrow at Honolulu Harbor.  Meanwhile, the Coast Guard is continuing to search for the woman, whom another passenger spotted jumping intentionally overboard.   Prince Cruises, in a written statement issued Friday said the 950-foot, 17-story vessel searched for the woman passenger for 32 hours after she was seen jumping off the boat on Wednesday afternoon. The cruise liner left the search area at 9 p.m. Thursday and headed toward Honolulu.

 

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