CG Medevacs Captain from Oil Tanker

SAN DIEGO - The Coast Guard medically evacuated the master of a 1,092-foot tanker approximately 40 miles west of Escondido, Aug. 11, 2013. The chief mate of the Genmar Zeus, a Marshall Island-flagged oil tanker, contacted the Coast Guard on VHF-FM channel 16, requesting assistance for the master who was suffering from constant and severe stomach pain and vomiting. U.S. Coast Guard video. Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli | U.S. Coast Guard District 11 PADET San Diego | Date: 08.11.2013

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