We often think of the U.S. Coast Guard rescuing people from fishing boats and recreational vessels, they also sometimes airlift injured or ill crewmembers from cargo ships. While ships usually have an office trained to handle medical emergencies, and some have remote video physician consultation, some illnesses or injuries require on land intervention. Today we talk about a cargo ship crew member who was airlifted in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the entrance to Puget Sound.