Tag Archives: F/V Eagle

Updated: Video available – Coast Guard medevacs wounded lobsterman

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod medically evacuated an injured 41-year-old lobsterman Tuesday 130 nautical miles east of Cape Cod. At about 10:15 a.m., a crewmember aboard the lobster boat Eagle contacted watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center requesting assistance for a crewmember who had accidentally been impaled. A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended a medevac and Air Station Cape Cod launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at about 11 a.m. The air crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man, and is currently in transit to Cape Cod Hospital. More details when available. 14:51 Watch the video here

Coast Guard rescues fisherman in Oregon Inlet, NC

450x338_q95  fv eagleThe Coast Guard rescued a man suffering back pain Tuesday from a fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified Monday at 10 p.m. of the 60-foot fishing vessel Eagle with a 39-year-old man aboard suffering back pain. Due to inclement weather, rescue was postponed until the morning. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched Tuesday at 6:17 a.m. from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet and arrived on scene at 8:10 a.m. Read the rest here 14:15