Coast Guard conducts medevac near Race Rock, N.Y.

29 New LondonNEW LONDON, Conn. — Coast Guard Station New London crewmembers medically evacuated a man near Race Rock in Southold, New York, Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at approximately 11:15 a.m., reporting a 56-year old diabetic man aboard a tug boat who had been vomiting for 24-hours and requested a medical evacuation.

A Station New London 29-foot Response Boat small (RBS) conducting training in the area diverted to the tug boat’s location and was on scene in approximately 10 minutes.

The station rescue crew carefully transferred the man aboard the RBS and safely transported him to Station New London, Conn., where emergency medical services were waiting.

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