Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 45 miles off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 45 miles off NC coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel approximately 45 miles northeast of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Monday.

Crewmembers aboard the Ashley Nicole, a 42-foot fishing vessel, contacted Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet watchstanders at approximately 10 a.m., reporting that a crewman was showing signs of heart problems.

The Coast Guard dispatched a crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City in Elizabeth City, N.C.

The MLB crew arrived on scene, transferred the man aboard and placed him into a stokes litter. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the man in the stokes litter from the MLB and took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk.

"This was one of the times that all our training comes together in one swift operation," said Petty Officer 2nd class Louis Keating, the coxswain in charge of the motor life boat. "It was a flawless transfer of the Ashley Nicole’s crewmember, who was in dire need of medical attention, to an asset that can quickly and safely take care of his needs."

 

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 45 miles off NC coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel approximately 45 miles northeast of Oregon Inlet, N.C., Monday.

Crewmembers aboard the Ashley Nicole, a 42-foot fishing vessel, contacted Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet watchstanders at approximately 10 a.m., reporting that a crewman was showing signs of heart problems.

The Coast Guard dispatched a crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City in Elizabeth City, N.C.

The MLB crew arrived on scene, transferred the man aboard and placed him into a stokes litter. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the man in the stokes litter from the MLB and took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk.

"This was one of the times that all our training comes together in one swift operation," said Petty Officer 2nd class Louis Keating, the coxswain in charge of the motor life boat. "It was a flawless transfer of the Ashley Nicole’s crewmember, who was in dire need of medical attention, to an asset that can quickly and safely take care of his needs."

 

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SAFETY/MAINE/ATON/SEC NNE BNM 0034-24

1. PRIMARY: CGC OAK / SECONDARY: ANT SOUTHWEST HARBOR
2. AID NAME: SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1
3. LLNR: 1045
4. NARRATIVE: CG STATION EASTPORT / NOT VERIFIED.
POC: SNNE SITUATION UNIT CONTROLLER (833)-449-2407.
5. BNM BROADCAST: FOR SAFETY AND EACH SCHEDULED BROADCAST
6. SNNE BNM 034-24 – MAINE – NEW BRUNSWICK – GRAND MANAN CHANNEL NORTHERN PART –
SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1 (LLNR 1045) HAS BEEN REPORTED OFF STATION.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
CANCEL AT//190008Z MAR 24//

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SAFETY/MAINE/ATON/SEC NNE BNM 0034-24

1. PRIMARY: CGC OAK / SECONDARY: ANT SOUTHWEST HARBOR
2. AID NAME: SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1
3. LLNR: 1045
4. NARRATIVE: CG STATION EASTPORT / NOT VERIFIED.
POC: SNNE SITUATION UNIT CONTROLLER (833)-449-2407.
5. BNM BROADCAST: FOR SAFETY AND EACH SCHEDULED BROADCAST
6. SNNE BNM 034-24 – MAINE – NEW BRUNSWICK – GRAND MANAN CHANNEL NORTHERN PART –
SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1 (LLNR 1045) HAS BEEN REPORTED OFF STATION.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
CANCEL AT//190008Z MAR 24//

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SAFETY/MAINE/ATON/SEC NNE BNM 0034-24

1. PRIMARY: CGC OAK / SECONDARY: ANT SOUTHWEST HARBOR
2. AID NAME: SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1
3. LLNR: 1045
4. NARRATIVE: CG STATION EASTPORT / NOT VERIFIED.
POC: SNNE SITUATION UNIT CONTROLLER (833)-449-2407.
5. BNM BROADCAST: FOR SAFETY AND EACH SCHEDULED BROADCAST
6. SNNE BNM 034-24 – MAINE – NEW BRUNSWICK – GRAND MANAN CHANNEL NORTHERN PART –
SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1 (LLNR 1045) HAS BEEN REPORTED OFF STATION.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
CANCEL AT//190008Z MAR 24//

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SAFETY/MAINE/ATON/SEC NNE BNM 0034-24

1. PRIMARY: CGC OAK / SECONDARY: ANT SOUTHWEST HARBOR
2. AID NAME: SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1
3. LLNR: 1045
4. NARRATIVE: CG STATION EASTPORT / NOT VERIFIED.
POC: SNNE SITUATION UNIT CONTROLLER (833)-449-2407.
5. BNM BROADCAST: FOR SAFETY AND EACH SCHEDULED BROADCAST
6. SNNE BNM 034-24 – MAINE – NEW BRUNSWICK – GRAND MANAN CHANNEL NORTHERN PART –
SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1 (LLNR 1045) HAS BEEN REPORTED OFF STATION.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
CANCEL AT//190008Z MAR 24//

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SAFETY/MAINE/ATON/SEC NNE BNM 0034-24

1. PRIMARY: CGC OAK / SECONDARY: ANT SOUTHWEST HARBOR
2. AID NAME: SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1
3. LLNR: 1045
4. NARRATIVE: CG STATION EASTPORT / NOT VERIFIED.
POC: SNNE SITUATION UNIT CONTROLLER (833)-449-2407.
5. BNM BROADCAST: FOR SAFETY AND EACH SCHEDULED BROADCAST
6. SNNE BNM 034-24 – MAINE – NEW BRUNSWICK – GRAND MANAN CHANNEL NORTHERN PART –
SAIL ROCK LIGHTED WHISTLE BUOY 1 (LLNR 1045) HAS BEEN REPORTED OFF STATION.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
CANCEL AT//190008Z MAR 24//

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