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The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old man from a charter vessel 19 miles southeast of Gloucester, Mass., Thursday.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center received a call at 12:16 p.m. from the 75-foot charter vessel Yankee Clipper, reporting that a 60-year old man aboard was experiencing chest pains.
The man was safely hoisted from the 47-foot Motor Life Boat to the helicopter and taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
"Helicopters provide the Coast Guard the capability to assist mariners in urgent need of medical care in a prompt, timely and effective manner," said Lt. j.g. Jared Carbajal, Public Affairs Officer at Air Station Cape Cod.
Gloucester At Dawn Yankee Clipper Crew Preps For Another Day Of Deep Sea Fishing Under A Full Moon 8/13/11 4:53AM
The Yankee Lipper
loads it’s passengers and leaves the dock on a cold dark morning
From The Coast Guard-
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — U.S. Coast Guard crews airlifted a 51-year-old man from a charter fishing boat 18-miles east of Gloucester, Mass., Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010.
Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received a report of a man experiencing heart-attack symptoms while fishing on the vessel Yankee Clipper at 10 a.m.
A Station Gloucester 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew transferred Gloucester Fire Department emergency medical service crews to the fishing vessel to aid the man at 11:14 a.m. He was hoisted to an HH-60 Jayhawk Rescue Helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod shortly after.
The rescue helicopter crew transported the man to emergency medical services at Massachusetts General Hospital at 12:10 p.m.
The man was reported to be in stable condition.
His name is not being released.
Long days down the wharf this time of year. Working every day is starting to take a toll on me mentally but I try not to think about all the time away from my girls too much or it tends to really eat at me. You gotta grind it out this time of year and I know that. At least I took a half a second to snap this pretty shot before heading home.