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...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoCHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 35-year-old man Friday 90 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 12:30 p.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the 45-foot fishing vessel High Voltage stating a crewmember was suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...

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 continues search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Wednesday for missing boaters approximately one mile northeast of Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by the District 7 Command Center at 6:22 p.m., Tuesday, of an emergency position indicating radio beacon activation registered to the 47-foot fishing vessel Miss Debbie. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen near St. Simons Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen near St. Simons Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues three fishermen Thursday, May 18, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Thursday after their vessel began taking on water near St. Simons Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers received a call at 1:54 p.m....