Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man from NOAA vessel 6 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard medevacs 58-year-old man from NOAA vessel 6 miles east of Tybee Island
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 58-year-old man Sunday 6 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 11:03 a.m. from the crew of the 187-foot National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Thomas Jefferson, stating a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. A...

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of two missing divers near Block Island

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of two missing divers near Block Island
BLOCK ISLAND, R.I., – The Coast Guard rescued two missing divers after they were spotted drifting at the surface by the crew of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Thomas Jefferson, four miles southwest of Block Island, at about 10 a.m., Sunday. The fishing vessel Captain Ron came upon a diver in the water who reported that the two friends he was diving with were missing....