A 46-year-old crew member on the 960-foot motor vessel, YM New Jersey was evacuated after he suffered burn injuries from one of the ship’s boilers last month. The incident took place in January 27 on a vessel off the coast of San Francisco.
The vessel was on its way to Panama. There is no information about how burns were sustained, however, his injuries were considered serious. Crew members were able to stabilize him until the Coast Guard rescue team arrived.