Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 71-year-old male from a cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Wednesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, hoisted the man from the vessel and transported him to Sitka, where he was transferred to emergency medical service personnel for further care. At approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 33-year-old man approximately 230 miles southwest of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:45 a.m., the crew of the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a crewmember was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis. A...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Oosterdam near Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Oosterdam near Glacier Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an 84-year-old woman from the Netherlands-flagged cruise ship Oosterdam near Glacier Bay Friday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the woman from the cruise ship and safely transferred her to emergency medical services in Juneau. Watchstanders at the 17th District command center in Juneau recieved notification...

Coast Guard conducts long-range blood drop to cruise ship Oosterdam

Coast Guard conducts long-range blood drop to cruise ship Oosterdam
HONOLULU – A Coast Guard aircrew flew approximately 1,036 miles to airdrop blood and medical supplies to a cruise ship northeast of the Hawaiian Islands Sunday. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu at approximately 4 a.m. requesting medical assistance for an ailing passenger. The ship’s onboard doctor was treating...

Coast Guard crew airdrops container packaged with blood to cruise ship

Coast Guard crew airdrops container packaged with blood to cruise ship
ALAMEDA, Calif.— A Coast Guard aircrew flew approximately 1,000 miles to airdrop a container of life-saving blood to a cruise ship west of San Francisco, Wednesday. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 9:45 a.m. requesting medical assistance for an ailing passenger. The ship’s onboard doctor treated the 68-year-old woman for internal bleeding. A...

Coast Guard medically evacuates three ill cruise ship passengers

HONOLULU – Three ill passengers were medically evacuated from the 934-foot cruise ship Oosterdam by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point air crews aboard two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters approximately 90 miles off the coast of Hilo, Hawaii, Tuesday morning. The Coast Guard received a call from the captain of the Oosterdam at approximately 8 p.m. Monday requesting a medical evacuation for three passengers....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday at 3:45 p.m. for a missing passenger from the Holland America cruise ship Oosterdam. The Coast Guard’s combined search effort included three Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches, and on the water searches by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon and a Small Boat Station Ketchikan 47-foot Motor Life Boat....

Coast Guard crews search for missing cruise ship passenger

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard search and rescue crews are searching for a missing passenger from the Holland America cruise ship Oosterdam who reportedly disappeared early Friday morning while the vessel was transiting from Sitka to Ketchikan. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center received notification at 4 p.m. from the cruise line reporting that a 20-year-old Fallbrook, Calif. man was missing...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship Oosterdam

SAN DIEGO – An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector San Diego medically evacuated a passenger from a cruise ship 250 miles southwest of San Diego Sunday evening. Just after noon, the crew of the cruise ship Oosterdam notified the Coast Guard that the 65-year-old man needed immediate medical assistance. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was consulted and recommended the man be medically...