NOTICE OF DERELICT VESSEL PROCEEDINGS TO WILLIAM R. REDDING &
ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS CLAIMING ANY INTEREST IN THE FOLLOWING VESSEL:
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) has determined that the vessel described below constitutes a derelict vessel pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. §49-27-71.
You are hereby notified that the vessel must be removed from its current location no later than TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023. You must submit a Removal Plan to the MDMR outlining your plan for removing the vessel from its current location no later than FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2023.
The information contained in the attached guidelines must be included in the Removal Plan.
VESSEL DESCRIPTION: “Dorothy Dell”, 35’, Pacemaker, white with blue trim, fiberglass hull cabin cruiser, sunken condition
VESSEL LOCATION: In a cove north west of Cedar Lake Bridge, Biloxi, MS N 30*27.732 W 88*56.135
VESSEL REGISTRATION: Unknown
VESSEL OWNER: WILLIAM R. REDDING
Should the vessel not be removed by TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023, the MDMR will proceed with the prosecution of this matter making you a defendant seeking all costs of removal, which includes the recovery of expenses incurred as a result of, or incidental to, removal, storage, and restoration of affected lands, attorney’s fees, court costs, penalties and damages up to FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) per day for every day the vessel was left derelict, beginning on the day the notice was posted on the vessel.