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...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard, along with members of Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Chatham County Sherriff’s Office, are searching for a person in the water Sunday, in the vicinity of Rose Dhu Island, on the Vernon River. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center received a report at 12 p.m., from a good Samaritan, stating that two individuals were in the...