Coast Guard medevacs transatlantic rower in distress

Coast Guard medevacs transatlantic rower in distress
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a rower in need of medical attention more than 50 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y., today. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center in Boston received a call Friday from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Falmouth, U.K., that a person aboard the 24-foot ocean rowing craft Alliance Trust sustained serious injuries. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to solo Transatlantic rower in distress

 Coast Guard responds to solo Transatlantic rower in distress
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a request for a medical evacuation from a solo rower disabled more than 50 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y., today. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center in Boston received a call from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Falmouth, U.K., that a person aboard the 24-foot ocean rowing craft Alliance Trust sustained serious...