Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Prince of Wales Island

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Prince of Wales Island
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a cruise ship passenger 30 miles west of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, Wednesday. An Air Station Sitka aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrived on scene at 11:16 p.m., hoisted the 56-year-old woman, and transported her to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Sitka. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Crown Princess crewmember near Glacier Bay, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 23-year-old man, who was suffering from appendicitis-like symptoms, from the 950-foot cruise ship Crown Princess 95 miles west of Juneau, Thursday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to Juneau where he was transferred to commercial emergency medical services for additional medical...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Crown Princess 140 miles south of Southwest Pass

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Crown Princess 140 miles south of Southwest Pass
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old female passenger aboard the cruise ship Crown Princess approximately 140 miles south of Southwest Pass in the Gulf of Mexico, Friday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a report at approximately 2 a.m., that the Crown Princess required a medevac for a woman experiencing internal bleeding. She reportedly received...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Cuban migrants

USCG file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 18 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship Crown Princess that they were on scene with a rustic vessel with 18 people aboard about 63 miles south of Key West, Fla. Coast Guard Sector Key West personnel diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter...