Coast Guard, partners rescue 9 from near Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard, partners rescue 9 from near Daufuskie Island
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Tybee crew member tranfers two children to Beaufort County Marine Response officers boat for further medical assistance near Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, July 30, 2022. The two children were on a 20-foot vessel that allided with an oyster bed. ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Station Tybee) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued seven adults...

Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District

Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach small boat crew conducts ports, waterways, coastal security tactical training in Biscayne Bay, Florida, May 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to 54 search and rescue cases off Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina coasts during Memorial Day weekend, Friday-Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami rescue crews responded...

Coast Guard rescues 5 after Wilmington River boat collision

Coast Guard rescues 5 after Wilmington River boat collision
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people and assisted in the search for three men, Saturday, after two boats collided with a total of nine people aboard in the Wilmington River just north of Thunderbolt Marina. Missing are a 37-year-old white male and two early...

Coast Guard medevacs man off the coast of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man off the coast of Savannah
A Coast Guard Station Tybee 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew medevaced a 41-year-old crew member, May 26, 2022, aboard the motor vessel Basle Express, 24 miles east of Savannah, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crew member aboard the motor vessel, Basle Express, Thursday, approximately 24 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. The Basle...

Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles east of Savannah
A Coast Guard Station Tybee boatcrew medevaced a 39-year-old man from motor vessel Kallisti 14 miles east of Savannah, Georgia, Mar. 11, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tybee) CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 39-year-old crewmember Friday aboard the motor vessel Kallisti 14 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Tybee 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew...

Coast Guard holds groundbreaking ceremony for Tybee Island facility

Coast Guard holds groundbreaking ceremony for Tybee Island facility
Coast Guard leadership from local units break ground for new construction during a groundbreaking ceremony at Coast Guard Station Tybee, Georgia, Jan. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Micallef) SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Station Tybee crewmembers held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 25,000 square-foot multipurpose building in Savannah, Georgia, Wednesday. Master...

Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel ran aground at South Savannah River Jetty

Coast Guard rescues 7 after vessel ran aground at South Savannah River Jetty
A Coast Guard crew member from Station Tybee assisted a boater in dewatering his around vessel, April 30, 2021, Savannah, Georgia.  ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAVANNAH, Ga — The Coast Guard rescued seven adults after their 25-foot vessel became aground at the South Jetty of the Savannah River, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat—Small crew arrived on scene and transferred...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man on Savannah River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man on Savannah River
Coast Guard crews suspend their search for the missing man on Savannah River, April 11, 2021. The search began on Saturday after the missing man’s vessel allided with a dredge in the Savannah River. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search for the missing man on the Savannah River Sunday at approximately 8:45 p.m. pending further information. He is reportedly...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued four adults, Tuesday, from a capsized 50-foot catamaran near the entrance of Ossabaw Sound. An Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter launched and a rescue swimmer, with a dewatering pump, was lowered the catamaran, which was flooding at the...