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Author Topic: Coast Guard responded to the Island Princess medical situation  (Read 96 times)
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« on: June 15, 2019, 05:52:57 PM »

"The first rescue involved a 61-year-old female who was suffering from cardiac problems, a press release explained. The woman was a passenger aboard the Island Princess cruise ship, which was sailing near Bligh Island in the Prince William Sound at the time of the emergency.

The press release explained that the Coast Guard received a call from the Island Princess at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, after which responders decided she should be taken off the ship to receive medical attention.

A 45-foot Coast Guard Valdez boat sailed to the ship to bring the woman back to the mainland, where she was met by emergency personnel "for further transport to higher medical care," the press release explained. The woman was in a stable condition when transported, the Coast Guard said.

Senior Chief Petty Officer Erik Patterson, a command duty officer in Sector Anchorage, said the service was "thankful to be able to assist this woman with such immediacy." He explained that the "station's location to the cruise ship allowed us to be on scene and assist as quickly as possible, allowing us to play a major part in saving this woman's life when timing is everything."
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