Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo 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 a 56-year-old man after his sailboat became disabled and aground near Sapelo Sound, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transported him to Hunter Army Airfield. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island
Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. US Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. The boaters’ use of a VHF radio and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) led to a rapid rescue. Coast...

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 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 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, 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 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 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,...