Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues ill man from fishing boat

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew transported a man experiencing heart attack-like symptoms from a fishing boat 60 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., to a Cape Cod, Mass., hospital, Wednesday night. The crew of the fishing vessel Monomoy contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at 11 p.m., reporting that a 46-year old crewman was experiencing severe chest pains, with tingling...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 35 miles off Shinnecock, N.Y.

USCG file photoNEW YORK-The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember aboard a fishing boat approximately 35 miles off Shinnecock, N.Y., at around 6 p.m., Nov. 22, 2010. The fisherman, a crewmember aboard the Monomoy,a 90-foot fishing vessel based out of New Bedford, Mass., complained of breathing difficulty at around 4 p.m., today. Search and rescue coordinators from Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound...