Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for two overdue boaters off the coast of Myrtle Beach at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old, have been missing since Wednesday evening. Coast Guard crews searched 11,655 square miles...

Coast Guard continues search for overdue boaters off Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard continues search for overdue boaters off Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, has searched approximately 12,000 square miles and conducted more than 45 search patterns in the search for two overdue boaters, Sunday, off the coast of Myrtle Beach. The overdue boaters are Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old. Both have been missing since Wednesday. Crewmembers aboard various assets...

Coast Guard, local agency partners respond to family on grounded vessel

Coast Guard, local agency partners respond to family on grounded vessel
FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. — The Coast Guard, along with members from Fripp Island Rescue, responded to a family in distress, Thursday, after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Fripp Island. The family of three, including an 11-year-old boy, is in good condition with no reported injuries. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of the situation at 1 p.m.,...

Update: Coast Guard hoists 3 after fire engulfs boat

Update: Coast Guard hoists 3 after fire engulfs boat
Three people were rescued in a cooperative effort between a good Samaritan fishing boat and the U.S. Coast Guard, June 16, 2015, approximately 118 miles east of Brunswick. BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Three people were rescued in a cooperative effort between a good Samaritan fishing boat and the U.S. Coast Guard, Tuesday, approximately 118 miles east of Brunswick. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston...

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission locate 2 overdue boaters in Nassau County, Fla.

USCG file photoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission located two overdue boaters in Nassau County, Fla., Monday. Rescued are Steve Strout, 63, and Alex Harner, 13. Operational watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified Sunday at approximately 7:45 p.m. that both boaters had not returned from...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer at Hunting Island State Park

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search pending the development of new information for a missing swimmer off the coast of Hunting Island Beach in Beaufort, S.C.

Coast Guard rescues scuba diver near Tybee Island, Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a scuba diver at approximately 11 a.m., Wednesday 20-miles east of Tybee Island, Ga.

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters in the vicinity of Port Royal Sound near Hilton Head Island after calling 911 to report their fishing vessel was taking on water.

Coast Guard rescues woman caught in rip current off South Carolina coast

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – A Coast Guard search and rescue team from Air Station Savannah, Ga., rescued a woman Thursday after she was caught in rip current off the coast of Hilton Head.