Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled boat 9 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled boat 9 miles east of Charleston
Petty Officer 3rd Class Sean Connally and Fireman Jackson Tucker stand tow watch of a 20-foot boat with four people aboard 9 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard Station Charleston boat crew rescued four people Thursday after their vessel became disabled approximately 9 miles east of Charleston. A Coast Guard...

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 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...

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 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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from capsized vessel outside of North Charleston Jetties

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from capsized vessel outside of North Charleston Jetties
A Coast Guard Station Charleston boat crew rescues two mariners from a capsized vessel outside of the North Charleston Jetties in Charleston Nov. 20, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy Photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued two people after their 40-foot vessel capsized outside of the North Charleston Jetties, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men who went missing after their fishing vessel capsized, Tuesday. The fishing vessel was located by a good Samaritan who reported the vessel was capsized near the south end of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 3:47 p.m.,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter
The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued a 30-year-old man from the water near Fort Sumter July 26, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C.. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued a 30-year-old man from the water near Fort Sumter, Sunday. A Charleston County Fire Department marine crew recovered the individual 1 mile northwest of...