Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 19-year old man Tuesday 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 10:36 a.m. from the 65-foot motor yacht Harmony stating a passenger suffered a head injury and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues 81-year-old man near Hilton Head Island

Coast Guard rescues 81-year-old man near Hilton Head Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday after his jet ski became grounded near Hilton Head Island. Rescued was Joe Patten, 81. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 7:51 p.m. from Sea Tow stating a man had grounded his jet ski near Skull Creek. Sea Tow attempted to reach the man but were unable...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Saturday near Jekyll Island, Georgia, after they were unable to make it back to shore. Rescued was Lana Patrick, 38. At 12:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a 38-year-old woman stating she was kayaking,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailboat Wednesday 35 miles southeast of Georgetown. At approximately 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Bear of Bermondsey, a 40-foot sailboat. A...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Fancy Bluff Creek

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Fancy Bluff Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water Saturday after their canoe capsized near Fancy Bluff Creek, Georgia. At 1:48 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by Station Brunswick of a capsized 14-foot canoe with two people on board. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard suspends ferry operation from Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard suspends ferry operation from Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island
Coast Guard Sector Charleston marine inspectors identify unsafe conditions on the barge and associated tug Jake Washington Nov. 8, 2018, while moored at Broad Creek Marina in Hilton Head, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard Sector Charleston marine inspectors identified unsafe conditions November 8th on a barge moored...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Wednesday from a disabled vessel near Bulls Bay. At 11:04 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from the crew of the Scorpion, a 40-foot shrimping vessel, stating they were disabled after their net wrapped around their prop. A Coast Guard Air Facility...

Coast Guard medevacs man 22 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 22 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 65-year old man Monday 22 miles east of Charleston. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 2:37 p.m. from the 45-foot recreational vessel Sea Change stating a passenger suffered a head injury and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard...