Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 12 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 12 miles off Galveston
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boatcrew medevaced a 46-year-old man from an oil tanker in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage Wednesday evening. At approximately 3 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a phone call from the captain of the 580-foot Jupiter Ace stating that a crewmember was coughing blood for unknown reasons. Watchstanders launched a boatcrew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs tanker crewmember off Galveston coast

Coast Guard medevacs tanker crewmember off Galveston coast
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 46-year-old crewmember off a tanker in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage Thursday morning. The captain of the 604-foot chemical tanker Zambezi Star contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders via VHF channel 16 at approximately 11:30 a.m., stating that a crewmember fell off a ladder and began showing heart attack symptoms. The Coast...