Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Catherines Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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 Sector Charleston to hold open house to kickoff National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard Sector Charleston to hold open house to kickoff National Safe Boating Week
CHARLESTON, SC. ─ Members of Coast Guard Sector Charleston, along with port partners, are scheduled to host an open house Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to observe the kickoff for National Safe Boating Week. During the event, the public will have an opportunity to learn about life-saving equipment for boating, kayaking, and canoeing. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary personnel will...

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 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...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston takes a photo with Robert Horan, 52, after rescueing him Sunday, April 29, 2018, near Bulls Bay, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Sunday after his kayak capsized near Bulls Bay. Rescued was Robert Horan, 52, from Mount...

Coast Guard rescues boater from sinking vessel near Quarantine Island, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a boater from a sinking vessel Wednesday near Quarantine Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification that a 14-foot Boston Whaler was taking on water at 9:58 a.m. and immediately launched a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew arrived on scene at 10:16 a.m., took...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 50-year-old male crewmember Sunday 19 miles east of Charleston. A crewmember of the cargo vessel Pacific Pearl was experiencing signs of high blood pressure. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified of the crewmembers condition at 6 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard...