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Alaska Song Master medevaced aided by Good Samaritan Sea Lion

The master of the pleasure craft Alaska Song had a heart attack while anchored in Takatz Bay near Baranof Island. Due to low visibility, the Jayhawk crew was unable to hoist the master of the Alaska Song from the anchored location. Sector Juneau watchstanders contacted the crew of the good Samaritan vessel Sea Lion to transport the man to Chatham Strait. He was hoisted in Chatham Strait near Angoon and transferred to awaiting emergency medical services

The crew reported that the master had been treated by an onboard cardiologist but was in unstable condition. Watchstanders diverted a Jayhawk crew responding to the tug Justine Foss and requested the recall and launch of a second Jayhawk crew.