Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel 69 miles off Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel 69 miles off Savannah
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the 266-foot dredging barge Dodge Island approximately 69 miles east of Savannah, Georgia, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transferred the man to Savannah Memorial Hospital at approximately...

Coast Guard removes fishing vessel from St. Mary’s inlet, GA

Coast Guard removes fishing vessel from St. Mary's inlet, GA
The Coast Guard and partner agencies help remove aground vessel Phoung Mai that ran aground in St. Mary’s Inlet August 28, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE-Fla.— The Coast Guard completed pollution mitigation and removal efforts for the fishing vessel Phuong Mai in St. Mary’s Inlet Georgia, Friday. The vessel posed a hazard to the marine environment...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from aground vessel in St Mary’s Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from aground vessel in St Mary’s Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah helicopter crew rescued two men after their fishing vessel ran aground in St. Mary’s inlet August 20, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two men after their fishing vessel ran aground in St Mary’s Inlet, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Wilmington River

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Wilmington River
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 helicopter aircrew rescues two men who grounded their jet ski near Wilmington River, Georgia, Aug 13, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued two men whose jet ski ran aground Wilmington River near Savannah, Thursday. At approximately 9:35 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew launched and...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter
The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued a 30-year-old man from the water near Fort Sumter July 26, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C.. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued a 30-year-old man from the water near Fort Sumter, Sunday. A Charleston County Fire Department marine crew recovered the individual 1 mile northwest of...

Coast Guard responds to diving accident southeast of St. Catherine’s Sound

Coast Guard responds to diving accident southeast of St. Catherine’s 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 responded to a diving accident 20 miles southeast of St. Catherine’s Sound, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer down to the vessel to provide medical assistance to the unresponsive 65-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his sailboat became disabled and aground near Sapelo Sound, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transported him to Hunter Army Airfield. Coast Guard...

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...