Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue missing jet skier

Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue missing jet skier
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and the Chatham County Marine Patrol rescued a missing jet skier Saturday near Wasssaw Sound, Georgia. Rescued was Ben Whale, 24. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 5:37 p.m. from a friend of Whale stating he was searching for him after finding his...

Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue 3 boaters after vessel capsizes

Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue 3 boaters after vessel capsizes
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Chatham County Marine Patrol crew rescues three boaters after their vessel capsized Saturday, July 21, 2018, near Wassaw Sound, Georgia (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and the Chatham County Marine Patrol rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel capsized near Wasssaw Sound, Georgia. Watchstanders...

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 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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 canoers stranded on Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 canoers stranded on Little Tybee Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues 2 canoers Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, after they became stranded on Little Tybee Island, Ga. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two canoers Tuesday after they became stranded on Little Tybee Island, Ga. Coast Guard Station Tybee Island watchstanders received a distress...

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 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 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 suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...