Woman Medevaced from Cruise Ship Near Ambrose Light

NEW YORK- A 75-year old West Hampton, N.Y., native, was medevaced from a cruise ship 50 miles south of New York near Ambrose Light around 12:15 a.m. today.

Rose Bonner was medvaced from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn after complaining of chest pains. The master of the vessel requested Coast Guard assistance via phone at 11:10 p.m Sunday, May 25.
A Coast Guard rescue boat crew from Station Sandy Hook arrived on scene and transferred the woman to Emergency Medical Personnel (EMS) who were waiting at Station Sandy Hook around 1:23 a.m. Bonner was in stable condition at the time of the transfer.

The Norwegian Dan was on its way to Bermuda when it requested the medevac.

“The Coast Guard takes all reports of medical emergencies seriously,” said Chief Jim Moore, the Sector New York command duty officer who responded to the call. “We try our best to respond quickly and make sure that necessary medical attention is acquired for those who find themselves in these situations.”

Weather on scene was reported at 22 mile per hour winds and three to four foot seas.

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