Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 2 miles east of Pritchards Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 2 miles east of Pritchards Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel became disabled two miles east of Pritchards Island. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified via VHF Channel 16 at 2:45 a.m., by the crew of the 80-foot fishing vessel Gracie Bell stating they had become disabled due to a broken mast. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound
US Coast Guard File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old man Friday 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 10:49 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 41-foot vessel Scat II stating a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Friday after their boat sank approximately 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified at 7:38 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 45-foot vessel Hangem High, stating they were taking on water. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Murrells Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Murrells Inlet
US Coast Guard File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a diver Friday near Murrells Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified by the dive boat Scuba Express of a male diver who was unresponsive. The Scuba Express was escorted into Murrells Inlet by Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Department where a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Whale Creek, SC

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Whale Creek, SC
USCG File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel became disabled and ran around near Whale Creek, South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 7:38 p.m. from a boater on a 17-foot center console stating they had become disabled due to an engine malfunction. Sector Charleston notified a local tow...

Coast Guard rescues boater on Winyah Bay Jetty

Coast Guard rescues boater on Winyah Bay Jetty
CHARLESTON, S.C. – U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a boater Sunday after boat he was on grounded on the Winyah Bay Jetty. The Coast Guard located and rescued one male boater. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers received a mayday call at 3:17 a.m. Sunday from a boater who grounded his 36-foot vessel on the Winyah Bay Jetty. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from...

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat
MIAMI — Four people were rescued by the Coast Guard 11 nautical miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard District 7 watch standers received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from a 21-foot fishing vessel 11 nautical miles east of Charleston at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Charleston was notified and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast...

Coast Guard rescues one injured boater, two others off Myrtle Beach, South Carolina coast

Coast Guard rescues one injured boater, two others off Myrtle Beach, South Carolina coast
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Three boaters aboard a damaged 45-foot boat were rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew approximately 11 miles east of Myrtle Beach, Friday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center received a distress call from the boaters aboard the vessel Tommy Girl via VHF marine radio at 9:45 a.m. The boaters reported the bow of their vessel was damaged and that the boat...

Coast Guard medevacs 8-month-old with head injury from grounded vessel

Coast Guard medevacs 8-month-old with head injury from grounded vessel
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced an 8-month-old male after he suffered a head injury in St. Helena Sound, S.C., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call at 11:38 a.m., from the captain of the 30-foot cabin cruiser Mary Time, stating that after the vessel had suddenly become grounded, an infant aboard had experienced a head injury. An aircrew aboard...