U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Fishing Vessel ‘Centerfold’ 20 Miles East of Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // February 18, 2020
Coast Guard transported 70-year-old man to Jetty Park in stable condition
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from the fishing vessel “Centerfold” out of Merritt Island 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral on Tuesday.
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew rendezvoused with the fishing vessel and transported the man to Jetty Park in stable condition where emergency medical personnel was waiting.
At 1:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received a medevac request from the fishing vessel Centerfold for a man going in and out of consciousness.
The patient has yet to be been identified.
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