Coast Guard Response Boat Medevacs Man From Cruise Ship 1 Mile East of Port Canaveral

By  //  September 1, 2016

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Man on Carnival Victory taken to CCH

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The U.S. Coast Guard medevacked a man Thursday who was experiencing appendix pain 1 mile east of Port Canaveral.

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — The U.S. Coast Guard medevacked a man Thursday who was experiencing appendix pain 1 mile east of Port Canaveral.

A Coast Guard Station 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Station Port Canaveral medevacked the 33-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Victory.

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified Thursday of a vessel crewmember experiencing appendix pain. The vessel rendezvoused with the RB-M crew to transfer the man at 6:22 p.m.

The man was transferred to EMS personnel at Jetty Park at 6:57 p.m and transported to Cape Canaveral Hospital.

The Carnival Victory is an 893-foot Panamanian-flagged cruise ship.

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The Carnival Victory will replace the Sensation and will provide the popular three-and-four-day Bahamas itinerary with a 34-percent larger vessel that offers a greater variety of on-board features and amenities. It will also include more than 500 balcony staterooms. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

The Carnival Victory provides three-and-four-day Bahamas itinerary and includes more than 500 balcony staterooms. (Image for Space Coast Daily)


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