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Video- Coast Guard medevacs 60-year-old man southeast of Gloucester

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.

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Station Gloucester 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew immediately launched to assist.

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.

U.S. Coast Guard Airlift’s Ill Man Near Gloucester Off The Yankee Clipper


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.



The Scene Leaving Work Wednesday Night

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.


Pollen, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

Got to work at 5:00AM and the water was covered in pollen. It was everywhere.
Last night on our porch at the homestead The Bean was walking around barefoot.
Her feet were covered in pollen and when I noted it to her she exclaimed- “I’ve been pollinated”!