CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —
The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from an oil tanker 8 miles south of Port
Aransas, Texas, Tuesday morning.
Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders
were contacted by the ship's agent of the Minerva Julie, a 600-foot oil tanker,
requesting the medevac of an injured crewmember. Watchstanders consulted the
duty flight surgeon who recommended a medevac.
A Sector/Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew was launched, arrived
on scene, and transferred the crewmember to Christus Spohn Hospital
Shoreline in Corpus Christi.
The man was reported in stable condition.