Coast Guard medically evacuates crewmember from freighter in Lake Superior

CLEVELAND — A rescue aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., medically evacuated a crewmember from a 634-foot bulk freighter about 12 miles south of Isle Royale, Mich., Tuesday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., received notification of the ill crewmember aboard the motor vessel Sam Laud from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton,...

Coast Guard airlifts sick crewmember 65 miles South of Nantucket

BOSTON- A Coast Guard aircrew helped an ill fisherman aboard Newport, R.I.,-based vessel today about 65 miles south of Nantucket, Mass. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax, Canada, reporting the fishing vessel Hedy Brenna had called for help by HF radio around 2 p.m., for one of their crewmembers that was suffering from abdominal...