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Coast Guard medevacs mariner 14 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

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U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
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Coast Guard medevacs mariner 14 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the tanker vessel Stolt Surf approximately 14 miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Monday morning.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from a crewmember aboard the vessel Stolt Surf requesting a medevac for a 36-year-old male experiencing chest and abdominal pain.

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 Station Galveston.

The mariner was reported to be in stable condition.

-USCG-

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