Coast Guard medevacs mariner 14 miles off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard Station St. Joseph 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty)

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the tanker vessel Stolt Surf approximately 14 miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Monday morning.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from a crewmember aboard the vessel Stolt Surf requesting a medevac for a 36-year-old male experiencing chest and abdominal pain.

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 Station Galveston.


The mariner was reported to be in stable condition.


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