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...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 9 from aground vessel on Tybee Creek

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 9 from aground vessel on Tybee Creek
Coast Guard Station Tybee, Georgia 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and Georgia Department of Natural Resources personnel rescued nine people after their 21-foot vessel became aground on Tybee Creek, Saturday. The Station Tybee boat crew and Georgia DNR crew arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island
Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters 38 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters 38 miles east of Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews rescued six boaters Sunday after their vessel became disabled 38-miles east of Savannah. Boaters on the vessel activated their personal locating beacon (PLB) to contact the Coast Guard. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification from the PLB at 12:05 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew. The Dolphin...

Coast Guard medevacs man vomiting blood near Simon Island, Ga

Coast Guard medevacs man vomiting blood near Simon Island, Ga
SIMON ISLAND, Ga. — The Coast Guard, along with Chatham County Rescue Services, medevaced a man who was vomiting blood two-miles east of Simon Island late Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 41-year-old man after the 18-ft vessel he was on became disabled. Watchstanders in Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of a disabled vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing boaters near Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing boaters near Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two men were rescued by the Coast Guard Sunday evening in vicinity of Tybee Creek, Ga. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call at 9 p.m. from the father of one of the missing men reporting that his son and a friend had gone to salvage another boat and hadn’t returned. The Coast Guard launched crews aboard an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter from Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Vernon River

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Vernon River
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Monday, pending any new developments, for a missing 57-year-old man who fell into the water on the Vernon River near Rose Dhu Island in Savannah. Coast Guard crews from Station Tybee Island, Ga., and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter searched a total of 203 square miles, covering the Vernon River near Skidaway Island and searching for a total of...