Coast Guard medevacs 13-year-old 100 miles off Chatham Monday

Captain's son injured hand aboard the Helen Louise

Coast Guard rescue crews came to the aid of an injured 13-year-old early Monday morning, 100 miles east of Chatham.  Around 3:35 a.m., Coast Guard watchstanders received a call from the crew of the Helen Louise, an 82-foot fishing vessel out of Aurora, NC, regarding an injured 13-year-old. The boy had sustained a laceration to his hand and required medical treatment, according to the USCG.

An Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk crew hoisted the boy and his father from the vessel. They were then transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on