Diver Medivaced From D/B Peace

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Posted by Patrick on September 26, 2008 at 09:02:21:

CHANNEL ISLANDS, Calif. - Coast Guard Station Channel Islands medevaced a 49 year-old diver this morning off the diving vessel Peace near the coast of Anacapa Island.

The diver complained of severe abdominal pains and nausea about thirty minutes after his first dive. Station Channel Islands launched a 47-foot motor-lifeboat to the scene shortly after the report was received.

The diver was taken to Channel Islands Harbor where he was transferred to an ambulance and taken to St. Johns Hospital. Gulf Coast EMF and Ventura County Fire Department also responded.

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