Medical Emergency Anchors Serenade of the Sea, Man Taken to Hospital

The “Serenade of the Seas” made an emergency stop outside the narrows in St. John’s in the evening of Sep 6, 2017, so an ill man could be brought to hospital. The man was transported to shore by a rescue boat of the “Serenade of the Seas” and then taken to hospital in an ambulance at approximately 5:30 p.m.

The Serenade

The ship was on its way to Halifax from Akureyri when it diverted so the man could receive medical attention. The Serenade has since carried on to Halifax, and the man remained in hospital in St. John’s.