Coast Guard medically evacuates 83-year-old man from cruise ship

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an 83-year-old man from a cruise ship 38 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y., Wednesday, July 13, 2011. A crewmember of the cruise ship Rotterdam notified the Coast Guard to request medical assistance for the man who was reportedly suffering from a stroke. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was consulted and determined the man’s condition needed immediate...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Rotterdam

Cruise Ship Rotterdam photo by Port of San DiegoSAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 68-year-old man 80 miles south west of Point Loma Saturday morning. The San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center (JHOC) received a call just after 2:30 a.m., from the cruise ship Rotterdam stating a passenger on board was experiencing chest pains and requested assistance from the Coast Guard for a medevac. At...