Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay
The 45-foot fishing vessel, Strictly Business, caught fire and was taking on water 9 miles east of Bulls Bay in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 3, 2021. Courtesy photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Station Charleston rescue crew saved two people after their vessel caught fire and began taking on water approximately 9 miles east of Bulls Bay, Friday. The captain of the vessel, Strictly Business, hailed...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men in Savannah River near Elba Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 men in Savannah River near Elba Island
The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two men after their skiff collided with a dredge in the Savannah River, Georgia, August 28, 2021.  ( U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAVANNAH, Ga — Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two men after their skiff collided with a dredge in the Savannah River on Friday. Missing are Joseph and Thomas Fox, brothers, wearing blue shorts...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Daufuskie Island
Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 51-year-old man who went missing near Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, Sunday. Craig Lamonte Jones is 6-foot-1-inch, bald, Black male last seen wearing blue shorts and a blue shirt. The Coast Guard searched more than 20 square...

Coast Guard searching for man in Cooper River near Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard searching for man in Cooper River near Daufuskie Island
Coast Guard Station Tybee 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 51-year-old man who went missing in the water on the north side of Daufuskie Island, South Carolina on Saturday. Craig Lamonte Jones is 6-foot-1-inch, bald, Black male last seen wearing blue shorts and a blue shirt. Beaufort...

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. –The Coast Guard, along with state and local port partners, are responding to the 120-foot dredge barge Capt Leo II that capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday. The dredge barge has a reported maximum potential of 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board. Marcol Dredging Company deployed boom around the barge to minimize environmental impacts. There were no persons...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people stranded on Otter Island

Coast Guard rescues 5 people stranded on Otter Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew pose for a photo in front of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter with five survivors at Charleston Executive Airport in Charleston, South Carolina, July 7, 2021. Courtesy photo from Air Station Savannah CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew rescued five people stranded on Otter Island, Wednesday, after their recreational vessel drifted off...

5 people rescued from boat fire 5 miles off Capers Inlet

5 people rescued from boat fire 5 miles off Capers Inlet
A good Samaritan and the Coast Guard rescued five people from a life raft after their 57-foot boat caught fire 5 miles offshore Capers Inlet, South Carolina, June 02, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — A good Samaritan and the Coast Guard rescued five people, Wednesday, after a 57-foot boat caught fire 5 miles east of Capers Inlet. The survivors deployed a life raft and disembarked...

Coast Guard responds to capsized shrimp boat off Morris Island

Coast Guard responds to capsized shrimp boat off Morris Island
Coast Guard responds to capsized 35-foot shrimp boat approximately 1 mile off Morris Island, South Carolina, May 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a 40-foot shrimp boat that capsized 1 mile east of Morris Island, Thursday. A Charleston Metro Marine unit recovered all three people that went into the water and the survivors were taken to Shem Creek...

Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel ran aground at South Savannah River Jetty

Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel ran aground at South Savannah River Jetty
A Coast Guard crew member from Station Tybee assisted a boater in dewatering his around vessel, April 30, 2021, Savannah, Georgia.  ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAVANNAH, Ga — The Coast Guard rescued seven adults after their 25-foot vessel became aground at the South Jetty of the Savannah River, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat—Small crew arrived on scene and transferred...