A plea has been made by the wife of a diver who is thought to be missing off the Dover coast. A search was launched at 12.50pm yesterday (March 12), where three RNLI lifeboats and two Coastguard helicopters were tasked after a diver was reported missing at St Margaret’s Bay. A Facebook post has been shared over 3,000 times this morning pleading to find Ben Moss, who is understood to have been last seen seen scuba diving at 11:30am yesterday.
Unconfirmed reports suggest diver Ben Moss went missing around 11:30am yesterday
‘My husband and babies’ daddy is missing’ Rosie Moss wrote: “This is a desperate plea. My husband and my babies’ daddy is missing. He was last seen scuba diving off the Dover coast at 11.30am yesterday.
Walmer’s Atlantic 85 Donald McLachlan was launched at 12:50pm yesterday
(Image: RNLI/Christopher Winslade)
“Please please look for him if you or anyone you know are out on the water or by the coast. “The coastguard called off the search at 9pm yesterday but while there’s hope I will dare to hope. Please help me find him. “Our hearts are breaking.” Read More
A spokesman for the RNLI confirmed all three RNLI lifeboats from Walmer, Dover and Dungeness were called off yesterday evening due to the darkness. The Coastguard has been contacted for comment. Mr Moss is a well-known face in Faversham and has previously stood as a Ukip candidate in local elections