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U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat off Manasquan Inlet

HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City (Photo: Daniel Nee)

HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City (Photo: Daniel Nee)

The U.S. Coast Guard said its members rescued a man from a fishing boat dozens of miles off Manasquan Inlet Monday morning.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, which serves Ocean County, received a call from the captain of a fishing vessel that a crewmember was losing and regaining consciousness while having difficulty breathing.

A Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew was launched to medevac the crewmember after it was determined that weather conditions would not allow for a boatcrew to safely transfer him ashore.


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The aircrew arrived on scene, hoisted the crewmember, and transported him to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City. There was no immediate update on the man’s condition.


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