Coast Guard evacuates cruise ship crewmember

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a cruise ship crewmember in the Upper Bay of New York Harbor, Sunday, July 24, 2011 Coast Guard Sector New York received the request for assistance to have a 36-year-old pregnant crewmember, who went in labor, transferred off the cruise ship Norwegian Gem. At approximately 5:13 p.m., a small boat crew from Coast Guard Station New York met...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Gem

USCG MH-60 helicopter file photoPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man after receiving a call for assistance from a cruise ship 28 miles east of Cape Hatteras N.C., Sunday. At approximately 12:45 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call from the doctor of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem stating that there was a 57-year-old male who was reported to...

Coast Guard medevacs infant from cruise ship

Cruise Ship Norwegian Gem on a much calmer dayMOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a female infant and her mother off a cruise ship approximately 245 miles south of Cape Lookout, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call via satellite phone from crew aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Gem requesting medevac of a 16-month-old female suffering from upper respiratory...