GALVESTON — The
Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a crude oil tanker ship near Galveston,
Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the chief
engineer of the crude oil tanker ship AST Sunshine that a crewmember
aboard required medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted the duty flight
surgeon who recommended a medevac.
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
arrived on scene and transferred the crewmember to awaiting emergency medical
services personnel at Coast Guard Station Galveston.
The crewmember was reported to be in stable condition