Sailor Comes Ashore After Breaking Shoulder

August 23, 2013

On Saturday [Aug 17] a 20-year-old crew member from the sail training ship Amistad was brought ashore after suffering a suspected broken shoulder.

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said, “Bermuda Radio received a VHF call from the sail training ship Amistad alongside Ordnance Island, St George’s requesting an ambulance for a crew member with a suspected broken shoulder.”

“Bermuda Radio liaised with Bermuda Fire Service who dispatched EMTs from BFS Clearwater station and an ambulance from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The patient, a 29 year old male U.S. national, was transferred to KEMH for treatment.”

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  1. Verbal Kint says:

    Get well soon. Love the Amistad. Great ship/sailing program.

  2. Meh says:

    so much sailors come here for medical treatment. If we could increase the traffic some how more people would have to come for treatment.