Coast Guard medevacs man 18 miles off Galveston coast

Coast Guard medevacs man 18 miles off Galveston coast
HOUSTON — A 57-year-old Ukrainian man was medevaced Saturday morning after he was found to be experiencing stroke-like symptoms aboard a tanker approximately 18 miles off Galveston. A contract medical service called Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 9:50 a.m. to report the man’s condition and ask for assistance aboard the 800-foot tanker, Overseas Beryl. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs Russian crewmember from tank ship off Pascagoula Anchorage

Coast Guard medevacs Russian crewmember from tank ship off Pascagoula Anchorage
  PASCAGOULA, Miss. — A 42-year-old Russian national crewmember was medevaced by the Coast Guard from a petroleum tank ship 10 miles off the southeast end of the Pascagoula Anchorage, Monday. The 803-foot Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Overseas Beryl contacted Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Ala., watchstanders on VHF-FM channel 16 at 4:20 p.m., reporting that a crewmember sustained second-degree...