Coast Guard medevacs diver 2 miles east of Little River Inlet

Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old diver Friday 2 miles east of Little River Inlet. At 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of an unresponsive female aboard the dive boat Safari IV. The diver regained consciousness and was experiencing signs of decompression sickness. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Pawleys Island

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Pawleys Island
A Coast Guard Station Georgetown boat crew rescues five fishermen May 9, 2019, after their vessel capsized six miles east of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued five fishermen Thursday after their vessel capsized 6-miles east of Pawleys Island. The fisherman contacted the Freedom Boat Club after...

Coast Guard medevacs woman after vessel strikes sandbar

Coast Guard medevacs woman after vessel strikes sandbar
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old woman Sunday after the vessel she was on struck a sandbar in Five Fathom Creek near McClellanville. At 8:44 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a notification from Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch of a 16-foot skiff, which hit a sandbar with three...

Coast Guard locates missing dredge mariner near Charleston

Coast Guard locates missing dredge mariner near Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Friday for a missing mariner near Charleston Harbor after locating the mariner’s body near Orange grove Creek. The mariner went missing after a dredge workboat capsized Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification from a fisherman that they had found the man at approximately 7:50 a.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner after dredge workboat capsizes near Charleston

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner after dredge workboat capsizes near Charleston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. Two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 9:51 p.m, Thursday, the Dredge Brunswick...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat near North Santee Bay

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat near North Santee Bay
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Facility Charleston rescues a man April 10, 2019, after his sailboat became disabled near North Santee Bay.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailboat Wednesday near North Santee Bay in Georgetown. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailboat Wednesday 35 miles southeast of Georgetown. At approximately 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Bear of Bermondsey, a 40-foot sailboat. A...

Coast Guard, local partners rescue boater from disabled vessel near Charleston

Coast Guard, local partners rescue boater from disabled vessel near Charleston
A disabled sailing vessel sits grounded on a jetty near Charleston, S.C., Nov. 23, 2018. U. S. Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and local partners rescued one boater Thursday from a sailing vessel near Charleston. The 27-foot sailing vessel “Hay Seed” became disabled and drifted into the Charleston Harbor south jetty. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin...