Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue 3 boaters after vessel capsizes

Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue 3 boaters after vessel capsizes
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Chatham County Marine Patrol crew rescues three boaters after their vessel capsized Saturday, July 21, 2018, near Wassaw Sound, Georgia (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and the Chatham County Marine Patrol rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel capsized near Wasssaw Sound, Georgia. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston
The Coast Guard medevacs a man from the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a cruise ship 80 miles east of Charleston. Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53. The cruise ship Adventure of the Sea contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from stomach pains and was in need of emergency care. An...

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Marshall Branch transfers command of Coast Guard Air Station Savannah to Cmdr. Brian Erickson, June 22, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton. SAVANNAH, Ga. — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Savannah conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Hunter Army Airfield. During the ceremony, Capt. Marshall Branch transferred command of Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued three boaters after their vessel capsized Tuesday, June 19, 2018, near St. Catherines Island, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Tuesday after their vessel capsized near St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel capsizes 8 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel capsizes 8 miles east of Tybee Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Wednesday after their vessel capsized 8 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a single call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 2:15 a.m. from a male voice saying “mayday”....

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three fishermen Friday after their fishing vessel sank 45 miles east of Myrtle Beach. The fishermen reported their 33-foot fishing vessel, Aunt T, was sinking and had to abandon ship into their life raft. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by an emergency position...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Little Tybee Island
A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island boatcrew takes a photo with two kayakers after rescuing them Wednesday, May 9, 2018, near Little Tybee Island, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Wednesday after their kayaks capsized near Little Tybee Island, Georgia. Rescued was Michael Shultz and Jeff Shuver. Watchstanders...

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 medevacs man 97 miles east of St. Catherines Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man 97 miles east of St. Catherines Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old man Friday from a fishing vessel 97 miles east of St. Catherines Sound. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center received notification from a crewmember aboard the 72-foot fishing vessel Lady Helena stating a crewmember was suffering from chest pains. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...