Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The boaters 41-foot vessel, My Gal Sal, began taking on water after becoming disabled. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two boaters Thursday after they were reported overdue on Sunday near Oak Island, North Carolina. Coast Guard crews from Charleston are relieving North Carolina crews to continue the search. Missing are Steve Chaney and David Hambrick of Gaston County,...

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 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...