ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Sunday after he suffered a leg injury aboard a vessel 356 miles east of Cape May.
At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fifth District watchstanders were notified that the captain of the 274-meter long motor transport Almi Voyager had suffered a leg injury.
A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched at 9:30 a.m. and met the Almi Voyager 47 miles east of Cape May at 10 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. the crew hoisted the captain, and they arrived at Atlantic City Trauma Center at 11:10 a.m.
The captain was last reported in stable condition. The Almi Voyager continued to Big Stone Anchorage in the Delaware Bay.