Coast Guard Crew Rescues 13-Month-Old from Disney Cruise Ship

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Thank you, Coast Guard.

A recent report from CBS 17 states that a Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew had rescued a 13-month-old baby girl on Wednesday from a Disney Cruise Line ship.

The 13-month-old baby girl was experiencing a medical emergency aboard the Disney Fantasy, which was 34 miles northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, which required immediate medical attention ashore.

Disney Fantasy
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According to the report, Sector San Juan watchstanders were contacted by the crew aboard the Disney Fantasy at approximately 6:44 pm on Wednesday, in which they were requesting medevac assistance for the 13-month-old baby girl.

Officials state that a Station San Juan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched to meet with the Disney Fantasy ship and perform the passenger transfer.

The Station San Juan 45-foot Response Boat crew pulled up alongside the Disney Fantasy and successfully transferred the baby girl along with her parents and the cruise ship doctor.

Disney Fantasy
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The family and cruise ship doctor were then transported to Sector San Juan, which is where they were welcomed by Emergency Medical Service personnel, who then moved the child to the ‘Centro Medico” Hospital.

“We realized this was a time-sensitive case, and that we needed to help this child get to a higher level of medical care as soon as possible,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos A. Garay, Station San Juan 45-foot response boat crewmember for the medevac.

“The excellent coordination and collaboration between our boat crew, Sector San Juan watchstanders and the Disney Fantasy as well as the cruise ship’s side ramp technology, allowed for a smooth approach that led to a rapid and safe medevac.  Our crew is very glad to have helped this child and her parents, we wish her a prompt recovery,” Garay continued.

Disney Fantasy
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Hats off to the Station San Juan 45-foot Response Boat crew as well as the Disney Fantasy crew for working together to save this 13-month-old baby girl.

Source: CBS 17

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