Ailing crewman airlifted from ship to hospital

first_img RelatedBoys and Girls Club of Laguna Madre open ‘Ship Store’By LAUREN LAUGHLIN Special to the PRESS The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Madre celebrated the opening of their new Ship Store on Wednesday, May 18. The store was named in honor of the United States Coast Guard crewmen who volunteer at the club throughout the year. Present at…May 19, 2011In “News”Swimmer goes missing on IslandBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] A body found on Boca Chica Beach may be that of a swimmer who went missing on South Padre Island on Saturday, officials say. Mohammed Alsubaie, 22, of Saudi Arabia was reported missing by friends who had been swimming with him in the…October 14, 2016In “News”Coast Guard rescue 17 from charter boatBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a boat in distress, rescuing some 17 people off the shores of South Padre Island last Friday. The Coast Guard reports that the vessel, a charter boat, issued a distress call and was taking on water. “Sector/Air…August 31, 2018In “News” By JACOB LOPEZPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] crew member of a container ship is safe after a U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopter flew near the shores of South Padre Island to medevac the 24-year-old man late Saturday night.According to a press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, the USCG’s “8th District watchstanders (in New Orleans, LA) notified the Sector Corpus Christi Command Center at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.”Described only as a “foreign male crew member” in the press release, the man who was aboard the Monte Azul, an 892-foot container ship, exhibited signs of appendicitis and asked to be removed from the ship for treatment.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Sharelast_img

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