Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast
The Coast Guard assists three people aboard a  sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men who went missing after their fishing vessel capsized, Tuesday. The fishing vessel was located by a good Samaritan who reported the vessel was capsized near the south end of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 3:47 p.m.,...

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded its search Tuesday for two men near Winyah Bay. After searching more than 1,603 square miles for over 77 hours, officials were able to locate both of the men. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recovered the bodies of Kinsley...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel 3 miles east of Edisto Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel 3 miles east of Edisto Island
A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters after the sailing vessel they were on ran aground 3 miles east of Edisto Island, South Carolina, May 29, 2020. The Dolphin aircrew hoisted the boaters and transported them to Charleston Executive Airport where EMS was waiting. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water 60 miles southeast of Charleston, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transferred a dewatering pump to the vessel and a Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the two crew members...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Winyah Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man near Winyah Bay
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Winyah Bay, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew embarked the man and conducted a hoist with a Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who safely transported the man to Georgetown Memorial Hospital for further medical care. Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound
Search patterns of Coast Guard, partner agency and volunteer crews during the search for a missing diver in Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, May 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing diver near Port Royal Sound, Sunday. Missing is Alan Devier, 49, North Charleston. After searching more than...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard continues to search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies continued to search for a missing diver in Port Royal Sound, Thursday. Missing is Alan Devier, 49, North Charleston. Coast Guard and partner agency crews have searched approximately 785 square miles since Tuesday. The Coast Guard...