Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded its search Tuesday for two men near Winyah Bay. After searching more than 1,603 square miles for over 77 hours, officials were able to locate both of the men. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recovered the bodies of Kinsley...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boat with 2 people aboard

Coast Guard searching for overdue boat with 2 people aboard
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boat with two people aboard near Winyah Bay, Sunday. Overdue are Marquis Michael and Kinsley Johnson, both approximately 33 year-old last seen aboard a green 8-foot jon boat with one silver outboard motor in the vicinity of Sampit River. One individual is described...

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 3 from vessel on Georgetown jetties

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 3 from vessel on Georgetown jetties
A Coast Guard Station Georgetown boat crew and a Sea Tow Georgetown crew rescue three people from their aground vesel on the Georgetown jetties. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Georgetown) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and Sea Tow rescued three people after the vessel they were on became aground on the Georgetown jetties, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 45-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Winyah Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man near Winyah Bay
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Winyah Bay, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew embarked the man and conducted a hoist with a Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who safely transported the man to Georgetown Memorial Hospital for further medical care. Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard their disabled vessel approximately 90 miles Southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report from District Seven watchstanders that the good Samaritan vessel Costco Hope had located...

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 5 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Pawleys Island

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen after vessel capsizes near Pawleys Island
A Coast Guard Station Georgetown boat crew rescues five fishermen May 9, 2019, after their vessel capsized six miles east of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued five fishermen Thursday after their vessel capsized 6-miles east of Pawleys Island. The fisherman contacted the Freedom Boat Club after...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat near North Santee Bay

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat near North Santee Bay
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Facility Charleston rescues a man April 10, 2019, after his sailboat became disabled near North Santee Bay.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Facility Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailboat Wednesday near North Santee Bay in Georgetown. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...