Coast Guard delivers medical supplies to cruise ship

HONOLULU – Crewmembers aboard a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules rescue plane from Air Station Barbers Point delivered emergency medical supplies to a cruise ship this morning 1,000 miles north of Oahu.

The agent of the cruise ship, Radiance of the Seas, contacted the Coast Guard at 9 p.m. Tuesday and requested assistance for a 62-year-old man who was bleeding and vomiting.

The Coast Guard arrived on scene at 7 a.m. today and lowered the medical supplies to awaiting crewmembers aboard the cruise ship.

The man is reported to be in stable condition and remains in the care of the ship’s doctor.

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