Coast Guard rescues 2 canoers stranded on Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 canoers stranded on Little Tybee Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Wednesday for missing boaters approximately one mile northeast of Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by the District 7 Command Center at 6:22 p.m., Tuesday, of an emergency position indicating radio beacon activation registered to the 47-foot fishing vessel Miss Debbie. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen after vessel catches fire near St. Catherines Island, Ga.

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen after vessel catches fire near St. Catherines Island, Ga.
The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Tuesday after their vessel caught fire 1 mile east of St. Catherines Island. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Tuesday after the fishing vessel they were on caught fire 1 mile east of St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a crew member aboard the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of Tybee Island, at approximately 9 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard crews, along with local agencies, searched for a missing 38-year-old man in the vicinity of Tybee Island since Monday. The individual has not been located. A Coast Guard investigation has led to information indicating this case may be a possible...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Crews from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue to search for a missing kayaker, Tuesday, in the vicinity of Tybee Island, Georgia. Missing is a 38-year-old man, last seen wearing green cargo shorts, a blue T-shirt, and a blue lifejacket. Coast Guard crews have covered approximately 1,890 square miles, and are searching an area covering Tybee Island and up to approximately...