Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard medevacs a man from the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a cruise ship 80 miles east of Charleston. Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53. The cruise ship Adventure of the Sea contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders...

Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee recognized as Nation’s best

Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee recognized as Nation's best
Capt. John Reed, left, Commanding Officer of Sector Charleston, Capt. Ladonn Allen, District Seven Prevention Chief, and Dennis Bradford stand together, Monday, July 9, 2018, during a recognition ceremony for the Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC).  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) was...

Coast Guard investigating death from workboat allision on Cooper River

Coast Guard investigating death from workboat allision on Cooper River
The 24-foot Moran Environmental workboat Miss June allided with a seawall on the Cooper River in North Charleston, July 6, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is investigating the death of a man after a workboat allided with a seawall Friday on the Cooper River south of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Coast Guard Sector Charleston...

Coast Guard recognizes spouse for heroic actions

Coast Guard recognizes spouse for heroic actions
Rear Adm. Peter Brown, Commander of Coast Guard District Seven, and Capt. John Reed, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Charleston, recognized Mrs. Deleah Pickler Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Coast Guard Sector Charleston for her heroic actions. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard recognized Deleah Pickler Thursday at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued three boaters after their vessel capsized Tuesday, June 19, 2018, near St. Catherines Island, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Tuesday after their vessel capsized near St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel capsizes 8 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel capsizes 8 miles east of Tybee Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Wednesday after their vessel capsized 8 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a single call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 2:15 a.m. from a male voice saying “mayday”....

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three fishermen Friday after their fishing vessel sank 45 miles east of Myrtle Beach. The fishermen reported their 33-foot fishing vessel, Aunt T, was sinking and had to abandon ship into their life raft. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by an emergency position...

Coast Guard Sector Charleston to hold open house to kickoff National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard Sector Charleston to hold open house to kickoff National Safe Boating Week
CHARLESTON, SC. ─ Members of Coast Guard Sector Charleston, along with port partners, are scheduled to host an open house Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to observe the kickoff for National Safe Boating Week. During the event, the public will have an opportunity to learn about life-saving equipment for boating, kayaking, and canoeing. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary personnel will...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Little Tybee Island
A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island boatcrew takes a photo with two kayakers after rescuing them Wednesday, May 9, 2018, near Little Tybee Island, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Wednesday after their kayaks capsized near Little Tybee Island, Georgia. Rescued was Michael Shultz and Jeff Shuver. Watchstanders...