WATCH: Coast Guard Rescues Injured Fisherman 90 Miles Off Cape Ann

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Video courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard District 1.

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Coast Guard rescued an injured fisherman 90 miles east of Cape Ann on Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders got a notification from the Sea Rambler reporting that a crewmember had severely hurt their arm in a hatch and that the fishing vessel was asking for help.

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A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed wing aircraft crew were able to safely hoist and transfer the fisherman to Mass General Hospital in Boston for treatment. 

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The Sea Rambler is now ported in Portland, Maine.

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