Coast Guard medevacs infant from cruise ship

Cruise Ship Norwegian Gem on a much calmer dayMOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a female infant and her mother off a cruise ship approximately 245 miles south of Cape Lookout, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call via satellite phone from crew aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Gem requesting medevac of a 16-month-old female suffering from upper respiratory...

Coast Guard medevacs injured merchant crewman off Bermuda

USCG file photoELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard medavaced an injured crewmember off the Turkish flagged merchant vessel Askabat approximately 400 miles northeast of Bermuda, Thursday morning. The 31-year-old male chief officer of the vessel broke his arm and was bleeding heavily from an open wound, according to the notification from the Rescue Co-ordination Centre Bermuda at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. A...