One of two overdue kayakers rescued near Kiawah Island, South Carolina

One of two overdue kayakers rescued near Kiawah Island, South Carolina
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – A Charleston County Sheriff’s Office boat crew rescued one of two missing kayakers, Sunday, approximately two miles off Kiawah Island, South Carolina. A South Carolina Department of Natural Resources aircrew located Logan Brown, 21 years old. A CCSO boat crew rescued him and transferred him to EMS. Still missing is Dean Britt, 22 years old. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the overdue paddle boarder who was last seen July 24, 2015. Missing is William Morlock, 58. “In this tragic time, our deepest condolences go to the family and friends of Mr. Morlock,”said Capt. Michael Long, the Coast Guard Sector Miami deputy commander. “We are pained that our tireless search efforts resulted in this heartbreaking end.” Morlock’s...

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 40,000 square nautical miles in search for missing teens

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 40,000 square nautical miles in search for missing teens
Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing teenage boys approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 53 search patterns covering approximately 40,000 square nautical miles. The search area stretches from Daytona,...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys
Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin (WPB 87319) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing boys, Tuesday, approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of the Florida and Georgia border. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 39 search patterns covering more than 30,992square nautical miles. The search area stretches...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for two overdue boaters off the coast of Myrtle Beach at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old, have been missing since Wednesday evening. Coast Guard crews searched 11,655 square miles and conducted 50 search patterns over a period of more than three days. “Suspending a search...

Search for overdue boaters continues off South Carolina

Search for overdue boaters continues off South Carolina
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard continues to search for two overdue boaters, Friday, approximately 35 miles off northeast South Carolina. Missing are Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old. As of Friday at 12 p.m., search crews have covered an area of approximately 6,000 square miles over a period of 27 hours and have completed 23 search patterns. Crews aboard the 87-foot...

Overturned unmanned boat located by searchers, both fishermen still missing

Overturned unmanned boat located by searchers, both fishermen still missing
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard search crews located an overturned, unmanned boat belonging to two missing fishermen, Thursday, approximately 10 miles east of Bulls Bay, S.C. Still missing are Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old. The boaters were reportedly fishing aboard the 18-foot bass boat in the vicinity of the Charleston Jetties. Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for overdue boaters near Charleston

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for overdue boaters near Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard, along with crews from local agencies, is searching for two overdue boaters, Thursday, last seen aboard an 18-foot bass boat in the vicinity of the Charleston Jetties. Missing are Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of the overdue boaters at approximately 10:30...