Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 25 miles southeast of Murrells Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 25 miles southeast of Murrells Inlet
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old man Monday from a fishing vessel 25 miles southeast of Murrells Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 3:45 p.m. from the crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel Shooting Star stating a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. A Coast Guard Air Facility...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man from NOAA vessel 6 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man from NOAA vessel 6 miles east of Tybee Island
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 58-year-old man Sunday 6 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 11:03 a.m. from the crew of the 187-foot National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Thomas Jefferson, stating a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. A...

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 stresses safety surrounding Eclipse

Coast Guard stresses safety surrounding Eclipse
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard, in coordination with federal, state, and local partners, is stressing public safety for the upcoming eclipse on August 21, 2017. “With anticipation and excitement for the historic eclipse passing through the Charleston area, the Coast Guard wants to highlight the importance of safety and preparedness for those enjoying the waterways here in the Low Country,”...

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

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel east of St. Catherines Island
A crew from Coast Guard Station Tybee Island medevac a 48-year-old man suffering from shortness of breath  Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.  (Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 48-year-old man Sunday 20 miles east of St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 9:58 a.m. via VHF-FM...

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...