Coast Guard rescues boater from sinking vessel near Quarantine Island, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a boater from a sinking vessel Wednesday near Quarantine Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification that a 14-foot Boston Whaler was taking on water at 9:58 a.m. and immediately launched a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew arrived on scene at 10:16 a.m., took...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 50-year-old male crewmember Sunday 19 miles east of Charleston. A crewmember of the cargo vessel Pacific Pearl was experiencing signs of high blood pressure. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified of the crewmembers condition at 6 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday near St. Helena Sound. The boaters 41-foot vessel, My Gal Sal, began taking on water after becoming disabled. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification from Tow Boat U.S. of the vessel taking on water at 7 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 64-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 35 miles east of Savannah. The woman was reported to have severe stomach pains. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification of a second passenger at 11:30 a.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger 15 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger 15 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 46-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 15 miles east of Charleston. The woman was reported to have suffered a stroke. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification at 6:27 p.m. Monday and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a vessel captain Thursday 70 miles east of Little River. The 33-year-old male accidentally sustained a cut on his wrist while aboard the 32-foot fishing vessel Miss B. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received report of the accident at 8:52 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Saturday at sunset for Howard “Dale” Smith missing 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach since late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 9:29 p.m. Friday, from the crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel Addis Sylvester, out of Little River, S.C.,...

Coast Guard searching for man 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard searching for man 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
The Coast Guard is searching for a 42-year-old man Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017, approximately 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  (provided photo of the Addis Sylvester) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching Saturday for Howard “Dale” Smith, a 42-year-old fisherman who was reported falling overboard 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command...

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...