13 October 2011

Coast Guard Rescues MA Fisherman

The Coast Guard crew transported the fisherman to the Annisquam Yacht Club where they were met EMS who took the man to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Mass.

The man’s father told Coast Guard watchstanders that his son’s core body temperature was in the 80-degree range when he was brought to the hospital, but was up into the 90’s within an hour.

The fisherman reported that his boat capsized and he was in the water for approximately four hours before being rescued. He was not wearing a life jacket or survival suit.

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