Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship near Galveston

A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew prepares to transfer a crewmember from a conainer ship to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Station Galveston after a medevac on April 9, 2019 near Galveston, Texas. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the container ship CMA CGM Alcazar that a crewmember aboard required medical assistance. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Galveston.

A Coast Guard Station Galveston  boat crew prepares to transfer a crewmember from a conainer ship to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Station Galveston after a medevac on April 9, 2019 near Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Galveston.

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a container ship near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the container ship CMA CGM Alcazar that a crewmember aboard required medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended a medevac.

A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived on scene and transferred the crewmember to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Station Galveston.

The crewmember was reported to be in stable condition

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