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...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man on Savannah River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man on Savannah River
Coast Guard crews suspend their search for the missing man on Savannah River, April 11, 2021. The search began on Saturday after the missing man’s vessel allided with a dredge in the Savannah River. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search for the missing man on the Savannah River Sunday at approximately 8:45 p.m. pending further information. He is reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs 45 year-old-man from commercial vessel 179 miles off Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs 45 year-old-man from commercial vessel 179 miles off Charleston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C.. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man, Sunday, from the motor vessel Southern Shark approximately 179 miles east of Charleston. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transferred the man to Augusta Burn Center Hospital at 3:03 p.m. for higher-level medical care. At approximately 7:46 p.m., Saturday,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 58 miles off Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 58 miles off Charleston
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 25 year-old-man from the 47-foot fishing vessel Golden Retriever approximately 58 miles east of Charleston, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transferred the man to Medical University of South Carolina Hospital at 1:49 p.m. to receive further...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued four adults, Tuesday, from a capsized 50-foot catamaran near the entrance of Ossabaw Sound. An Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter launched and a rescue swimmer, with a dewatering pump, was lowered the catamaran, which was flooding at the...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast
The Coast Guard assists three people aboard a  sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered...