Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ships off Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews medevaced two people off of two different cruise ships just a few hours apart Sunday, but in almost the exact same location about 15 miles east of Galveston. The cruise ship Liberty of the Seas contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 5:38 p.m. and reported that a 71-year-old woman was...

Coast Guard rescues two with help from Carnival Cruise ship

Coast Guard rescues two with help from Carnival Cruise ship
MIAMI – A Coast Guard helicopter crew with assistance from the cruise ship Carnival Breeze, safely medically evacuated two men 15 miles east of Elliot Key, Fla., Sunday. The Coast Guard received a report that the 28-foot sailing vessel Gretchen Joy had two people aboard, one suffering heart problems and the other sick due to inclement weather. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders launched both...