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Fisherman from F/V Bull Dog Coast Guard medevaced 60 miles east of Chatham, Mass. (video available)

At approximately 3:15 a.m. Monday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report from the crew of the fishing vessel Bulldog, homeported in New Bedford, Mass., that a 51-year-old crewmember had partially severed a finger while conducting a repair of the vessel and was requesting assistance. The crewmember was reportedly repairing a steering mechanism when he was injured, and the Bulldog was adrift. His condition is unknown, and he Bulldog crew was able to complete steering repairs and is currently enroute to New Bedford. Read [email protected]  19:58

Fisherman medivaced from scalloper F/V Ocean Prowler approximately 50 miles east of Nantucket

BOSTON – An aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., medically  evacuated a man 50 miles east of Nantucket, Mass., June 30, 2013. The man was  hoisted into the helicopter and transported to Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass.  U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Cape Cod. watch video here  F/V Ocean Prowler is owned by Oceans Fleet Fisheries