Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel near Hobucken, NC

coast guardThe Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday off a fishing vessel near Hobucken. Station Hobucken watchstanders were notified at approximately 1 a.m. Monday that the captain of the fishing vessel Master Joseph, homeported out of Bayboro, was reportedly disoriented and had temporarily lost consciousness. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Hobucken launched at approximately 1:30 a.m. and arrived on scene at approximately 2 a.m. The crew medevaced and transferred the captain back to R.E. Mayo Seafood in Hobucken, where EMS personnel took him to CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Link  12:02

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