Injured Tug Captain Medevaced Near Key West

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 22, 2020

(File photo: USCG)

(File photo: USCG)

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced the captain from the tugboat, Capt. Beau, after he reportedly sustained a fall near Long Key, Fla., Wednesday.

Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crew who embarked the captain and transferred him to local emergency medical services at Conch Key Marina. The 52-year-old patient was taken to Fisherman's Hospital.

Watchstanders received a medevac request from the Capt. Beau crew stating the captain of the vessel fell and sustained an injury.

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