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Diver in Distress Rescued by Coast Guard off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas

Staff Consortium | May 26, 2021

ST. THOMAS — The U.S. Coast Guard's 7th District, which covers the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico along with Florida and some other states, has announced that the Coast Guard's air and surface crews rescued a diver in distress Monday just off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas. Rescued is a man, a U.S. citizen reported to be in his 60’s, after he went missing during a diving trip with his wife and friends aboard the sailing vessels Divine and Playtime off the west side of Kalkun Cay, the Coast Guard said. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan received a VHF Channel 16 radio call from the vessel Playtime at 12:50 p.m. reporting both sailing vessels were searching with their dinghies for a missing diver last seen about an hour and half before. The rescued man went out on a 100-foot dive with three other divers, who did not see him resurface.…

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