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...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailboat Wednesday 35 miles southeast of Georgetown. At approximately 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Bear of Bermondsey, a 40-foot sailboat. A...

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC
The Coast Guard responded to a 30-foot barge which capsized near Surfside Beach, South Carolina August 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized. Sector...

Coast Guard recognizes spouse for heroic actions

Coast Guard recognizes spouse for heroic actions
Rear Adm. Peter Brown, Commander of Coast Guard District Seven, and Capt. John Reed, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Charleston, recognized Mrs. Deleah Pickler Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Coast Guard Sector Charleston for her heroic actions. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard recognized Deleah Pickler Thursday at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Saturday at sunset for Howard “Dale” Smith missing 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach since late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 9:29 p.m. Friday, from the crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel Addis Sylvester, out of Little River, S.C.,...