Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Bermuda

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Bermuda
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday off a cruise ship 225 miles southwest of Bermuda. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City watchstanders received notification at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday that a 43-year-old man needed a medevac off the cruise ship Norwegian Gem. He was reported suffering symptoms of appendicitis. Air Station Elizabeth City launched a C-130 airplane...

Coast Guard medevacs two cruise ship Norwegian Gem passengers

Coast Guard medevacs two cruise ship Norwegian Gem passengers
The Norwegian Gem transits beneath the Verrazano Bridge in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Foreman) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew medevaced two passengers from the cruise ship Norwegian Gem near the Verrazano Bridge, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York’s command center...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod conducts 2nd medevac of the day

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod conducts 2nd medevac of the day
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 49-year-old-female Sunday 56 miles south of Nantucket. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 1st District command center received a call from the cruise ship Norwegian Gem requesting a medevac of a 69-year-old woman suffering from possible internal injuries at approximately 9 a.m. Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Gem passenger 40 miles east of Cape Ann

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Gem passenger 40 miles east of Cape Ann
An MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts sits ready to respond June 12, 2015.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell. BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing woman from a cruise ship Friday approximately 40 miles east of Cape Ann. A crewmember from the cruise ship Norwegian Gem contacted watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District Command...

Coast Guard medevacs woman aboard cruise ship Norwegian Gem off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman aboard cruise ship Norwegian Gem off NC coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ailing woman from a cruise ship Thursday approximately 220 miles southeast of Portsmouth. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center in Portsmouth received a call from the Bahama-flagged, 965-foot cruise ship Norwegian Gem at approximately 11:45 a.m., requesting a medevac for a 66-year-old passenger experiencing complications...

Coast Guard medevacs 35-year-old man from cruise ship Norwegian Gem off North Carolina coast

Coast Guard medevacs 35-year-old man from cruise ship Norwegian Gem off North Carolina coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 35-year-old man Tuesday from a cruise ship approximately 180 miles east of Nags Head, N.C. Rescued was Brent Killian. The captain of the 965-foot cruise ship Norwegian Gem notified watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center at 2:21 p.m. stating Killian was is in medical distress. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard medevacs possible stroke victim from cruise ship 70 miles offshore

Coast Guard medevacs possible stroke victim from cruise ship 70 miles offshore
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 85-year-old man Sunday from the Norwegian Gem, a 965-foot cruise ship, approximately 70 miles south of Cape Lookout, N.C. A crewmember contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at 4:40 p.m. reporting the man had suffered a possible stroke. Personnel from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., dispatched crews aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to assist. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard medevacs 38-year-old man from cruise ship

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after receiving a call for assistance from a cruise ship crewmember approximately 75 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., Monday. The doctor of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at 4:39 p.m. stating that there was a 38-year-old man who was reported to be going into shock. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard coordinates AMVER rescue in high seas

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center helped coordinate the rescue of five people 256 miles northeast of Bermuda with the assistance of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem, Saturday morning. At approximately 7 a.m., watchstanders received notification from a member of the sailing vessel Sanctuary, stating that they had taken several large breaking waves over the...