SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department medevac a 29-year-old male off the general cargo vessel Johnelle at anchorage 9 in San Francisco, Friday.
Crew members from the general cargo vessel Johnelle contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 12:15 p.m., reporting a crew member fell and needed medical assistance.
Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65E Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew.
The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on the scene at 1:55 p.m., lowered the rescue swimmer to the Johnelle, and determined the individual needed additional care before being medevaced.
The rescue helicopter aircrew returned to Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, picked up a San Francisco Fire Department paramedic, and returned to the Johnelle at 2:35 p.m.
The paramedic and Coast Guard rescue swimmer stabilized the patient, hoisted him into the helicopter, and transported him to Stanford Medical Center.
He was reported to be in stable condition.
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