Coast Guard Rescues Man Off New Jersey Cape

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CAPE MAY — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a man off Cape May on Tuesday, December 29.
The command center watch-standers from the 5th Coast Guard District received a message at 1:42 p.m. on Monday — the day before — that a 46-year-old crew member of the 600-foot French-flagged motor vessel, Tamarin, had suffered a possible stroke.
Due to inclement weather, the rescue was postponed until Tuesday morning.
A crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May launched Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. and arrived on the scene at 10:46 a.m. The man was found and then transported to Cape May where emergency personnel were waiting for him.
The man was reported to be in stable condition at Cape Regional Medical Center in nearby Cape May Court House.
"Despite the heavy weather conditions, our crew was able to successfully transport the man safely," said Petty Officer 2nd Class Venus Hulst, the boat coxswain during the case.
"With weather conditions grounding air support, I'm thankful Station Cape May was able to respond and get the man advanced medical care. Our crew's teamwork and hours of training ensured a safe and successful mission."

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