By JACOB LOPEZ
Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS
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.
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