Crew Member Jumps Cruise Ship from San Francisco to Hawaii

ByBill Belew

Crew Member Jumps Cruise Ship from San Francisco to Hawaii

Cruises are for Relaxing

Cruises are for Relaxing

Cruise ship passengers are not the only ones who jump ship from time to time.

The Coast Guard has reported that a 34-year old man was seen via surveillance footage to have intentionally jumped overboard.

The ship was still 1,000 miles from the Islands.

The ship was the Grand Princess and was sailing from San Francisco (I almost took this speaking gig!) to Hawaii.

There were 3,000 passengers and 1,000 crew members on board … minus one now.

Besides the Coast Guard, Star Princess and Horizon Reliance are helping out as well.

This whole scenario lends itself to a bunch of joke possibilities, but it is not funny that someone has lost their life.

Indeed it is sad that someone finds no other choice. This is also the second suicide I heard about today that is ‘close’ to me today.

I talk Social Media in the context of pursuing dreams. An underlying theme of all my talks is to give the listeners a reason to care about why they are listening to me. To give them something they can know and a reason to look forward to tomorrow so they can implement that knowledge.

I wish this fellow had been on the ship when I was there. I would hope for a different outcome.

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Bill Belew, PhD, MFA, MSc also has a very interesting career. Bill spent a half dozen years in the US Navy climbing the enlisted ranks and making the jump to Lieutenant where he served as a Surface Warfare, Communications and Intelligence Officer. While aboard ship, in the Navy, he sailed enough nautical miles to circumnavigate the globeAfter his military time, Bill spent nearly 20 years in the Far East – Japan, China, Russia and India where he taught university and created and grew his own language school throughout Japan and Far East Russia.Bill speaks to audiences of all size, countless times yearly. He has a network of 4000+ individuals who follow him in the Silicon Valley Bay Area to learn about Social Media/inbound/content marketing. He is a weekly guest on the Social Network Station broadcast to 90+ countries from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.More than 75,000,000 people have viewed over 125,000,000 pages in his network of sites.Bill is represented by 4 cruise ship agencies that send him, literally, anywhere and everywhere in the world, and is a principal of SpeakOnCruises.com

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