Coast Guard, Tybee Island Fire Department rescue man 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Ga.

Coast Guard, Tybee Island Fire Department rescue man 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Ga.
Coast Guard Station Tybee Island and Tybee Island Fire Department rescue a 31-year-old man Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, after his vessel capsized 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Georgia. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and Tybee Island Fire Department rescued a 31-year-old man Sunday after his vessel capsized one mile south of Tybee Island, Ga. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 82-year-old man stuck in mud near Oyster Bay

Coast Guard rescues 82-year-old man stuck in mud near Oyster Bay
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued an 82-year-old man Tuesday who became stuck in mud after separating from his vessel near Oyster Bay. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report at 1:09 p.m. from Charleston County 911 Dispatch. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was diverted...

Savannah Coast Guard hosting aircraft and crews for Hurricane Irma response

Savannah Coast Guard hosting aircraft and crews for Hurricane Irma response
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin is pushed into the hangar at Air Station Savannah, Ga., Sept. 9, 2017. The crews are preparing aircraft in order to respond once Hurricane Irma passes affected areas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard Air Station Savannah and Hunter Army Airfield are hosting aircraft and crews from across the United States...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from grounded sailing vessel near Altamaha Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from grounded sailing vessel near Altamaha Sound
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Friday from a grounded 31-foot sailing vessel near Altamaha Sound, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 6:25 p.m. via VHF-FM radio channel 16 that the vessel had run aground and was taking waves over the bow. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters Saturday from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near Capers Island, South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 2:40 a.m. via 911 dispatch that a center-console boat had run aground on a sandbar. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew launched and arrived on...

Coast Guard assists three people following aircraft emergency landing on Ossabaw Island

Coast Guard assists three people following aircraft emergency landing on Ossabaw Island
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Georgia, assisted three people following an aircraft emergency landing on Ossabaw Island.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted three people with no injuries Saturday after their aircraft made an emergency landing on Ossabaw Island, Georgia. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Mayport

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Friday, approximately 40 miles east of Mayport. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 9:40 p.m. that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Charlotte Marie had suffered burn injuries during a fire aboard the vessel. An...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island
USCG File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 55-year-old man Friday 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification at 11:30 a.m. that a passenger aboard the 50-foot vessel Marine May 2 was experiencing symptoms of a stroke. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was diverted...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 49-year-old man Wednesday 40 miles east of Sapelo Sound, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 5:23 p.m. by a crewmember aboard the 43-foot fishing vessel Amy Michelle stating a crewmember was experiencing difficulty breathing. A Coast...