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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Wednesday from a disabled vessel near Bulls Bay. At 11:04 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from the crew of the Scorpion, a 40-foot shrimping vessel, stating they were disabled after their net wrapped around their prop. A Coast Guard Air Facility...

Coast Guard rescues man stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest

Coast Guard rescues man stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday night who had become stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest. Rescued was Lemeul Garrison, 42. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at approximately 9 p.m. from Berkeley County Police Department and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources requesting assistance with extracting a man stuck...

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC
The Coast Guard responded to a 30-foot barge which capsized near Surfside Beach, South Carolina August 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized. Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah/Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach. At 12:53 p.m, the Super Voyager III, a 110-foot charter vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. An...

Coast Guard rescues mariner from sinking sailing vessel 60 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard rescues mariner from sinking sailing vessel 60 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard crews rescued a mariner after their vessel sank 60 miles east of Charleston. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a mariner Friday after their vessel sank 60 miles east of Charleston. The mariner reported his 56-foot sailing vessel, Fine Ally, struck an unknown object causing flooding and had to abandon ship into his life raft. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston takes a photo with Robert Horan, 52, after rescueing him Sunday, April 29, 2018, near Bulls Bay, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Sunday after his kayak capsized near Bulls Bay. Rescued was Robert Horan, 52, from Mount...