Coast Guard Response Boat Medevacs Man From Cruise Ship 1 Mile East of Port Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // September 1, 2016
Man on Carnival Victory taken to CCH
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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