Coast Guard rescues 5 after vessel allides with Savannah jetty

Coast Guard rescues 5 after vessel allides with Savannah jetty
Passengers aboard the Nauty Thoughts, a 57-foot motor yacht, are helped onto a Coast Guard Station Tybee Island Response Boat–Medium after alliding with the North Savanah jetties May 26, 2020, in Savannah, Georgia (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued five people after the vessel they were on allided with the north Savannah jetties, Monday. Crews...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island
Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel runs aground

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel runs aground
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued three teenagers after the vessel they were on became aground May 13, 2020, near St. Catherine’s Sound, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three teenagers after the vessel they were on ran aground near St. Catherine’s Sound, Georgia,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island
Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. US Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. The boaters’ use of a VHF radio and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) led to a rapid rescue. Coast...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard medevacs man 60 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 60 miles east of Tybee Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old man from a 25-foot vessel, approximately 60 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the man to Savannah Memorial Hospital for further...

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters on Cumberland Island, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew located the three overdue boaters, at 1:36 a.m., on Cumberland Island and transported them to Fernandina boat ramp where EMS was waiting. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah holds change of command ceremony
Cmdr. Brian Erickson, right, transfers command to Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary, left, during Coast Guard Air Station Savannah’s change of command ceremony. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Savannah) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Savannah conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Air Station Savannah. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Brian Erickson transferred...