Coast Guard rescues man from boat near Oregon Inlet
The Coast Guard rescued a man suffering back pain Tuesday from a fishing vessel near Oregon Inlet.
Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified Monday, Dec.
28, at 10 p.m. of the 60-foot fishing vessel Eagle with a 39-year-old
man aboard suffering back pain. Due to inclement weather, rescue was
postponed until the morning.
47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched Tuesday at 6:17 a.m. from Coast
Guard Station Oregon Inlet and arrived on scene at 8:10 a.m. The boat
crew rescued the man and arrived at Station Oregon Inlet at 8:52
a.m. The man was then transferred in stable condition to the Outer
Banks Hospital in Nags Head by Dare County Emergency Medical Services
personnel for further medical attention.
were not conducive for the fishing vessel Eagle to transit the Oregon
Inlet so a Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Oregon
Inlet transited offshore and transferred the patient," said
Stephen Sawyer, a command duty officer at Sector North Carolina.