Coast Guard Suspending Search for El Faro Survivors; Full List of Crew Released

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Oct 07, 2015 7:12 PM
Coast Guard Suspending Search for El Faro Survivors; Full List of Crew Released

The Coast Guard is suspending their search for any survivors of the El Faro incident at sunset tonight. El Faro sank during Hurricane Joaquin with 33 souls aboard. All are presumed lost.

Maine Maritime Academy, the alma mater of four members of the crew (including one who had just graduated this past May), released a touching statement on its Facebook page memorializing the crew and reassuring the student body that while the jobs they are training for are dangerous, they will prevail through this tragedy together as a community.

Dear MMA Community, We have been anxiously waiting to hear more about the crew of the El Faro, and unfortunately, we...

Posted by Maine Maritime Academy on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Unspeakably tragic. Please keep the loved ones of the crew in your prayers.