Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel near Bulls Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Wednesday from a disabled vessel near Bulls Bay. At 11:04 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from the crew of the Scorpion, a 40-foot shrimping vessel, stating they were disabled after their net wrapped around their prop. A Coast Guard Air Facility...

Coast Guard medevacs man 22 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 22 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 65-year old man Monday 22 miles east of Charleston. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 2:37 p.m. from the 45-foot recreational vessel Sea Change stating a passenger suffered a head injury and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Charleston conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Station Charleston conducts change of command ceremony
Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian Martin assumes command of Coast Guard Station Charleston from Senior Chief Petty Officer Justin Longval during a change-of-command ceremony, June 22, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Charleston conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Station...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Bulls Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston takes a photo with Robert Horan, 52, after rescueing him Sunday, April 29, 2018, near Bulls Bay, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Sunday after his kayak capsized near Bulls Bay. Rescued was Robert Horan, 52, from Mount...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 19 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 50-year-old male crewmember Sunday 19 miles east of Charleston. A crewmember of the cargo vessel Pacific Pearl was experiencing signs of high blood pressure. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified of the crewmembers condition at 6 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday near St. Helena Sound. The boaters 41-foot vessel, My Gal Sal, began taking on water after becoming disabled. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification from Tow Boat U.S. of the vessel taking on water at 7 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two boaters Thursday after they were reported overdue on Sunday near Oak Island, North Carolina. Coast Guard crews from Charleston are relieving North Carolina crews to continue the search. Missing are Steve Chaney and David Hambrick of Gaston County,...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters Saturday from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near Capers Island, South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 2:40 a.m. via 911 dispatch that a center-console boat had run aground on a sandbar. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew launched and arrived on...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Friday after their boat sank approximately 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified at 7:38 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 45-foot vessel Hangem High, stating they were taking on water. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston...