The disappearance of a woman who overboarded during the P & O Pacific Dawn is one of at least nine occasions in the last two years when people have fallen aboard a cruise ship.
* April 12 – A woman falls overboard at 4:00 pm as she travels on the Brisbane-bound Pacific Dawn, 300 km west of New Caledonia. The search was canceled on April 13th.
* April 3 – A 34-year-old Saudi Arabian reported to have boarded at 2am when it lay 30km west of the Spanish port of Cartagena
* 6th March – A woman falls overboard while she makes a selfie on the Norwegian Epic Cruise Liner off the coast at 9pm from the Bahamas. Crew members use a tender to rescue them.
* January 21
January 19 – A passenger dies at the Carnival Elation after falling from the 14th Deck to the 11th Deck of the Bahamas
* October 14 – One Nassau eight-year-old girl in the Bahamas dies after dropping from an atrium balcony to the deck below, while Carnival Glory docked in Miami.
* December 23 – A 74-year-old British woman was on a 12-day tour of the Caribbean on Queen Mary 2 as she boarded a day to New York. She was never found.
* September 7 – The New Yorker Rina Patel, 32, was seen dropping from Carnival Ecstasy's 11th Deck 43 kilometers southwest of Freeport in the Bahamas.
* May 13 – Samantha Broberg, 33, was on a girl weekend cruise from Texas to Mexico when she fell back from a rail on the 10th deck of the Carnival Liberty at around 2am. Her disappearance was discovered only after sunrise.
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