Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Merrian was last seen by a cabin attendant aboard the Celebrity Cruise vessel Mercury on the evening of August 28, 2004.
Merrian boarded the ship in Seattle, WA, on August 27th. Merrian Carver booked her cruise without telling anybody she was going. Police tracked Merrian's credit card to the cruise line. The cruise line somfirms that she did not disemabark at any ports of call in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan or Prince Rupert, nor did she receive any room service after the 28th.
The cruise line is unable to confirm if she got off the vessel at the end of the cruise in Vancouver, BC. on September 3, 2004.
Some of her personal belongings were discovered in her cabin after the cruise ended. Merrian apparently did not board a return flight to Massachusetts.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Alaska Bureau of Invesigation
Alaska Department of Public Safety