Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from his 42-foot motor vessel, Indigo Falcon, Monday near Dry Tortugas National Park. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the man claiming he’d been experiencing chest pains for the past two days. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man from the 544-foot cargo vessel Teal Arrow approximately 50 miles southeast of Charleston, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the man to the Charleston Executive...

Coast Guard medevacs Grand Princess crewmember

Coast Guard medevacs Grand Princess crewmember
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a Grand Princess crewmember with a medical concern Saturday afternoon. The Coast Guard was notified by the ship that a man in his early-40s with a medical emergency needed further medical attention Saturday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended...

Coast Guard medically evacuates man with lacerations near St. Petersburg

Coast Guard medically evacuates man with lacerations near St. Petersburg
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 31-year-old Ukrainian man from a cruise ship 20 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman approximately 120 miles off the coast of New Jersey, Sunday evening. The captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center at 2:30 p.m. and notified them that a passenger was suffering from...

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible stroke victim off boat near Florence, Ore,

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible stroke victim off boat near Florence, Ore,
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River returns to their dock after they medically evacuated a 55-year-old man off a recreational vessel 5 miles southwest of the Siuslaw River entrance, March 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Kevin Smith) FLORENCE, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a possible stroke victim off a boat Sunday afternoon...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Saturday from a boat southwest of Kodiak Island. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 49-year-old man from the 58-foot fishing vessel Alaskan Dream at approximately 1:15 p.m. He was transported to Air Station Kodiak and...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from cruise ship off North Carolina

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from cruise ship off North Carolina
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter medevac a man from the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas off the coast of North Carolina, March 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Hodges) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 150 miles off the coast of North Carolina, Friday. A crewmember aboard the cruise ship...