Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
Business/Industry
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Entertainment
Links Directory
Maritime
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety
Transportation
Weather


Public Safety News
Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport, Texas
News Release
Sunday, August 12, 2018

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from a fishing vessel approximately 26 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Saturday night.

Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the 68-foot fishing vessel Anna after a crewmember was reportedly suffering from seizure-like symptoms. Watchstanders notified the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac.

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived on scene to assist. Due to weather conditions and fishing nets rigged on the vessel, the crewmember was transferred to the Freeport boat crew and taken to Station Freeport.

The Air Station Houston aircrew transported the crewmember from Station Freeport to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he was last reported in stable condition.





Remembering Jim Guidry


Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)         News@GuidryNews.com
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.