Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Friday after their boat sank approximately 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified at 7:38 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 45-foot vessel Hangem High, stating they were taking on water. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after accident near Ravenel Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after accident near Ravenel Bridge
USCG File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge near the Ravenel Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers received a notification of a boater whose vessel struck a dredge ejecting two boaters into the water at 12:24 a.m. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew launched...

Coast Guard Auxiliary unit volunteers nearly 14,000 hours of service to South Carolinians in 2016

Coast Guard Auxiliary unit volunteers nearly 14,000 hours of service to South Carolinians in 2016
Coast Guard Auxiliarist Ann Graham, bottom left, meets with Lexington County Sheriff’s Department officers Austin Pace, left, and Sgt. Troy Livingston Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, during the Stand Up Paddleboard classic in Lake Murray, South Carolina.  U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Barbara Burchfield. CHARLESTON, S.C. – Members of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-3 in Lake Murray announced...

Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River

Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard crew was involved in a boating incident Sunday on the Stono River. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, consisting of six Coast Guard members, was responding to reports of a downed aircraft when the RBM allided with the Paul Gelegotis Bridge/Stono River Bridge at 10:08 p.m. The boatcrew transited to St. John’s Yacht Harbor...

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 3 mariners near Isle of Palms, SC

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 3 mariners near Isle of Palms, SC
The Coast Guard and Sea Tow Charleston coordinated the rescue of three mariners six-miles east of Isle of Palms, S.C., July 14, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah. ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. — The Coast Guard and Sea Tow Charleston rescued three mariners Thursday six nautical miles east of Isle of Palms. The vessel began taking on water and later capsized leaving the mariners...

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat
MIAMI — Four people were rescued by the Coast Guard 11 nautical miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard District 7 watch standers received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from a 21-foot fishing vessel 11 nautical miles east of Charleston at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Charleston was notified and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina
FOLLY ISLAND, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker off the coast of Folly Island, at approximately 4 p.m., Monday, pending any new developments. The Coast Guard has been searching since Saturday evening when Dean Britt, 22 years old, and Logan Brown, 21 years old, were reported missing. Logan Brown was located alive on Sunday afternoon approximately two miles...

One of two overdue kayakers rescued near Kiawah Island, South Carolina

One of two overdue kayakers rescued near Kiawah Island, South Carolina
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – A Charleston County Sheriff’s Office boat crew rescued one of two missing kayakers, Sunday, approximately two miles off Kiawah Island, South Carolina. A South Carolina Department of Natural Resources aircrew located Logan Brown, 21 years old. A CCSO boat crew rescued him and transferred him to EMS. Still missing is Dean Britt, 22 years old. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for overdue kayakers off Folly Island, South Carolina

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for overdue kayakers off Folly Island, South Carolina
FOLLY ISLAND, S.C. — The Coast Guard, along with members of Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, Folly Beach Fire and Police Departments, are searching for two overdue kayakers in the area between Folly Island and Morris Island Lighthouse, South Carolina. Overdue are Dean Britt, 22 years old, and Logan Brown, 21 years old, last seen aboard two kayaks; one red and one green. A friend of the kayakers...