Petty Officer Second Class Jonathan Kline, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, signals the MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilots that he is ready for hoist of a 90-year-old male patient suffering from symptoms of a stroke Thursday, June 24, 2010.

The crew transferred the man from the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl in Chatham Strait 23 miles north to Juneau's Bartlett Regional Hospital in stable condition.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Sitka.

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Sitka medevaced a 90-year-old man suffering from symptoms of a stroke from the 965-foot cruise ship Norwegian Pearl 23 miles southwest of Juneau Thursday, June 24, 2010.

The man was delivered to emergency medical services in stable condition who transferred him to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Sitka.

Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel load a 90-year-old man suffering from symptoms of a stroke into the ambulance at the Juneau airport for transfer to Bartlett Regional Hospital Thursday, June 24, 2010.

The man was medevaced from the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl 23 miles southwest of Juneau by an MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Air Station Sitka.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Sitka.