NOTICE OF DERELICT VESSEL PROCEEDINGS TO ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS CLAIMING INTEREST IN THE 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 FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2023. You must submit a Removal Plan to the MDMR outlining your plan for removing the vessel from its current location no later than TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2023.
26’, 1988 Hunter Marine Corp., white, fiberglass, sailing vessel
Bayou Bernard, Gulfport, MS
Near 1408 Cowan Rd, Gulfport, MS
30*24.391 / 89*01.543
MI 5118AS, HIN#: HUNB0227J788
VESSEL LAST KNOWN OWNER(S):
KENNETH J. RILEY (deceased)
Should the vessel not be removed by FRIDAY, MAY 26, 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.