Coast Guard, partners rescue 9 from near Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard, partners rescue 9 from near Daufuskie Island
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Tybee crew member tranfers two children to Beaufort County Marine Response officers boat for further medical assistance near Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, July 30, 2022. The two children were on a 20-foot vessel that allided with an oyster bed. ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Station Tybee) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued seven adults...

Coast Guard rescues 5 after Wilmington River boat collision

Coast Guard rescues 5 after Wilmington River boat collision
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people and assisted in the search for three men, Saturday, after two boats collided with a total of nine people aboard in the Wilmington River just north of Thunderbolt Marina. Missing are a 37-year-old white male and two early...

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 helicopter aircrew take a photo with the two men they rescued, April 29, 2022, in Savannah, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two men, Friday, after the sailing vessel Valkyrie became aground on a sandbar in Sapelo Sound, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the two...

Coast Guard rescues man in Little Back River, GA

Coast Guard rescues man in Little Back River, GA
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued an 81-year-old man, Sunday, after his 16-foot vessel began taking on water in Little Back River, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted and transferred the man to emergency medical services at Savannah...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 helicopter aircrew medevaced John Gary Modin Apr. 20, 2022, aboard the fishing vessel Crystal C, 50 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard medevaced a man, Wednesday, aboard the fishing vessel Crystal C, 50 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah helicopter aircrew rescues four stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island, Georgia, Mar. 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four men, Saturday, who were stranded due to inclement weather on Little Tybee Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Cumberland Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Cumberland Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman Sunday from a 23-foot aground boat near Cumberland Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transferred the 89-year-old woman to the University of Florida Health Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. A commercial salvage captain notified Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water in Sapelo Sound

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued two men from the water in Sapelo Sound after their vessel capsized, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted two men from the water and transported them to Hunter Army Airfield with no medical concerns. Both survivors were wearing life jackets. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a Mayday call on VHF...

Reserve Aviation Crews Arrive at Air Station Savannah

Reserve Aviation Crews Arrive at Air Station Savannah
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Schuyler Chervinko (left), Petty Officer 3rd Class Forrest Coltham (center) and Petty Officer 2nd Class Doug Scherer are the newest members of the Coast Guard’s reserve aviation workforce program and began their reserve duty at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena) By Petty Officer 2nd...