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...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water 60 miles southeast of Charleston, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transferred a dewatering pump to the vessel and a Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the two crew members...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Port Royal Sound
Search patterns of Coast Guard, partner agency and volunteer crews during the search for a missing diver in Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, May 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing diver near Port Royal Sound, Sunday. Missing is Alan Devier, 49, North Charleston. After searching more than...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty
The Strike Finder rests on rocks after alliding with the southern Charleston jetty March 22, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued five people after the vessel they were on allided with the southern Charleston jetty, Sunday. The North Charleston Fire Department arrived on scene and safely removed all five...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River
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 people from a disabled sailing vessel near the Folly River Entrance, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the two boaters and transported them to Charleston Executive Airport with no medical concerns. At...

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard ended its search Friday after the missing boater was recovered in Charleston Harbor. Recovered was Terrance Singleton from North Charleston, S.C. Forty-two search and rescue assets searched more than 1,636 square miles for over 36 hours. “While the response was immediate and involved multiple...