Medical emergency aboard cruise ship launches Oban lifeboat

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Medical emergency aboard cruise ship launches Oban lifeboatjohn hill

Oban RNLI lifeboat launched yesterday evening, Monday 21 March to a medical emergency on board the cruise ship Hebridean Princess.

Oban lifeboat ‘Mora Edith Macdonald’ was requested to launch on service at 10.09pm last to attend a medical emergency aboard the cruise ship Hebridean Princess, at anchor in Oban Bay.

The lifeboat attended the scene with their own doctor on board, along with two paramedics.

Once the casualty had been stabilised, they were transferred to the lifeboat and on to a waiting ambulance at the lifeboat’s berth.

Oban lifeboat returned to station where she was refuelled and made ready for service again by 11.20pm.