Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine Pass, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a tug-barge approximately four miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 63-year-old man experiencing breathing difficulties. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an injured man from his sailing vessel 15 nautical miles southeast of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders from the Eighth Coast Guard District received a notification of an SOS alert at 7:29 a.m. from the International Emergency Response Coordination...