Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Brunswick

Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Brunswick
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan responded to a report of a capsized vessel and recovered two people from the water near Brunswick, Georgia, Monday. At approximately 1:40 p.m., a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew recovered one person from the water and a good Samaritan crew recovered a second person, who was reported unconscious. The boaters...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers on Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers on Tybee Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Saturday after they became stranded on Tybee Island, Georgia. At approximately 6 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew landed on Tybee Island beach and located the kayakers. The Dolphin crew embarked...

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island
Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony L. Soto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man Tuesday from a fishing vessel 1 mile east of Jekyll Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the man to Morningstar Marina where EMS was waiting. At 11:12 a.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia
Coast Guard crews rescue two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia, October 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah arrived on scene...

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound
Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crew members Sept. 9, 2019, in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Brunswick) BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crewmembers Monday in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. The crewmembers were transported by a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound
Coast Guard crews and port partners respond to a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board September 8, 2019, in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and port partners are searching for four crewmembers aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board Sunday morning in St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia. Currently, 20 people have been safely...

Coast Guard begins assessments reopens Port of Savannah with restrictions

Coast Guard begins assessments reopens Port of Savannah with restrictions
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Brunswick, GA assess aids to navigation in the Brunswick River following Hurricane Dorian Sept. 5, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Justin Irwin CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Port of Savannah is now open with a 36-foot draft restriction and the Ports of Brunswick and Charleston remain closed to commercial operations. The Coast Guard and port...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Stono Inlet

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Stono Inlet
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled vessel Thursday near Stono Inlet. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transported him to Charleston Executive Airport. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 9:10 p.m., Wednesday...