Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston
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 41-year-old man from the 544-foot cargo vessel Teal Arrow approximately 50 miles southeast of Charleston, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the man to the Charleston Executive...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty
The Strike Finder rests on rocks after alliding with the southern Charleston jetty March 22, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued five people after the vessel they were on allided with the southern Charleston jetty, Sunday. The North Charleston Fire Department arrived on scene and safely removed all five...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near St. Catherine’s Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near St. Catherine's Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners from the water after their sailing vessel ran aground and began taking on water near St. Catherine’s Sound, Georgia, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the mariners and transported them to Hunter Army Airfield where EMS was...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two divers in Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two divers in Port Royal Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies and good Samaritans rescued two overdue divers in Port Royal Sound, Friday. Rescued was Allen Devier, 49, and Jimmy Armstrong, 66. At 1:31 a.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located, hoisted and transported Armstrong to Savannah Memorial Hospital.  At...

Coast Guard receives National Service Award for Golden Ray rescue

Coast Guard receives National Service Award for Golden Ray rescue
Capt. John Reed, commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston, holds the ReadyCommunities Partnership 2019 National Service Award for Diligence and Collaboration in the Golden Ray Rescue March 6, 2020, at the Glynn County Emergency Management Operations Center in Brunswick, Georgia. The award, accepted by Reed on behalf of all Coast Guard units and maritime partners who supported or participated in the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans locate, rescue overdue kayaker

Coast Guard, good Samaritans locate, rescue overdue kayaker
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to transport overdue kayaker David Larkin, Jan. 4, 2020, after partner agencies located him.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies and good Samaritans located and rescued an overdue kayaker on the South Newport River, Saturday. Rescued was David Larkin, 53. At approximately 4:30...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue kayaker
The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for David Larkin, a 53-year-old overdue kayaker, Jan. 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker on Cross Tide Creek inland of St. Catherine’s Island, Saturday. Missing is David Larkin, 53. At 8 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Charleston...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Calibogue Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Calibogue Sound
A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island boatcrew rescues three people from the fishing vessel Miss Anne Dec. 19, 2019, after the vessel began taking on water in the vicinity of Calibogue Sound, South Carolina. The three crewmen were safely transported to Coast Guard Station Tybee Island where EMS were waiting. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The...

Coast Guard medevacs man 90 miles southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 90 miles southeast of Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a man from the 72-foot fishing vessel, Seneca, Tuesday, approximately 90 miles southeast of Charleston. The Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted a 33-year old man using a rescue basket and transported him to the Charleston Executive Airport where emergency medical services took him to Medical University...