Coast Guard medevacs chief engineer from cargo ship 85 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs chief engineer from cargo ship 85 miles off Galveston
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced the chief engineer off a cargo ship, Monday, after he began experiencing stroke-like symptoms, 85 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Command Center received a notification relayed from the 892-foot cargo vessel Altair, at approximately 5:30 a.m., stating that the chief engineer, a...