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U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Crews Medically Evacuate Crewman from Gloucester Dragger Grace Marie

CAPE COD BAY, Mass. – U.S. Coast Guard crews medically evacuated a crewman from the Gloucester, Mass., based fishing vessel Grace Marie 10-miles north of Provincetown, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010.

Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received a report from the Grace Marie captain that a 52-year old male had sustained an arm injury at approximately 11 p.m.

A HH-60 rescue helicopter crew, a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Provincetown and the 87-foot Patrol Boat Tiger Shark launched immediately to aid the injured man.

A boarding team from the Tiger Shark stabilized the man and transferred him to the 47-foot Motor Life Boat to be hoisted by the helicopter crew at 12 a.m.

The man was transported by the helicopter crew to Massachusetts General Hospital.

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This past June The Grace Marie Was Towed  178 By The Coast Guard as reported in this story

Grace Marie Being Towed By Coast Guarg 178 Miles

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BOSTON – The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is towing the fishing vessel Grace Marie to Provincetown and plans to arrive around 6 p.m., today.

The Grace Marie, a 65-foot Gloucester-based fishing vessel, was reported to be adrift without engine power on the southeast section of Georges Bank.

The crew of the Escanaba responded to the Grace Marie 150 miles east of Nantucket, Mass., Wednesday June 09, 2010.

The Escanaba arrived on scene just before sunset and quickly took the fishing vessel in tow. The Escanaba plans to tow the Grace Marie about 178 miles to just north of Provincetown, Mass., where they will be relieved by the fishing vessel Christine Elani.

Once the tow is complete, it will have lasted around 21 hours through gale force winds.

The Escanaba is a 270- foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Boston.

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