A Coast Guard rescue crew transported a female cruise passenger from a ship about 8 miles off Point Lookout MD, for medical attention.
According to the Coast Guard a crew member aboard Carnival Pride had called the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region through satellite phone at 3:42 a.m. on Sunday, February 11, to ask for help for a 71-year-old lady suffering a possible cardiac event.
Crew from Coast Guard Station St Inigoes and a 45-foot response boat was sent.
They delivered the woman to emergency medical service personnel for transport to MedStar St Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown MD.
For other Carnival Pride accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.