I declare I thought somebody had fallen overboard
Bertie did not know that it had been especially prepared for the occasion by Captain Malu, and he read therein how on September 21, two boat's crew had fallen overboard
and been drowned.
Toward the close of the third day's travel there was a cry from one of the rear boats, and an alarm of a man having fallen overboard
As the prahu's nose touched the bank Muda Saffir stepped aboard and with many protestations of gratitude explained that he had fallen overboard
from his own prahu the night before and that evidently his followers thought him drowned, since none of his boats had returned to search for him.
Mr Pfahl was reported to have fallen overboard
between 3am and 5am on Wednesday.
The Department for Transport (DfT) will also work with industry body Seafish to deliver more than 500 personal flotation devices fitted with locator beacons, worth a total of PS250,000, to help find people who have fallen overboard
- the most common reason for fatalities at sea.
"Emergency services were called to Liverpool Pier Head at around 6.40pm following reports from the coastguard that a man had fallen overboard
from a boat in the River Mersey, believed to have been close to Tranmere Oil Terminal in Wirral.
A fire department diver died after he jumped into the Chicago River in search of a boater who had fallen overboard
, officials said.
Having fallen overboard
while sailing on the Long Island Sound due to slipping on deck, Paul Sperry made it his mission to solve the problem of how to maintain a firm foothold.
The Valencia Coast Guard was called at 6.30pm by Spanish authorities who said a fisherman on one of the country's ships had fallen overboard
Coast Guard spokesman Eric Chandler said it was unclear why the sailor had fallen overboard
and conditions were not particularly bad at 11.30pm on Saturday, when the man tumbled into the water.
The body of British woman believed to have fallen overboard
from a cruise ship in the Mediterranean has been recovered.
RNLI lifeboat crews from Beaumaris raced to the scene just after 1.15pm to make sure no one had fallen overboard
. But they discovered there was nothing to indicate the boat had recently been occupied.
Summary: Rescue teams fear that an inexperienced sailor thought to have fallen overboard
during a solo fishing trip may have drowned.