Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for two overdue boaters off the coast of Myrtle Beach at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Joseph McFadden, 77 years old, and Michael Lawrence, 61 years old, have been missing since Wednesday evening. Coast Guard crews searched 11,655 square miles and conducted 50 search patterns over a period of more than three days. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Boating Under the Influence causes Coast Guard to rescue three boaters in Charleston Harbor

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Charleston rescued three people in the Charleston Harbor after a 21-foot recreational boat struck a submerged cable marker Sunday. Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified of the distress Sunday at 2:38 a.m., by the operator the recreational boat via VHF-FM Channel 16, the international maritime distress...

Coast Guard and local agencies rescue overdue boaters in Charleston County, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Charleston County Rescue and the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office searched for and located two missing boaters near Bohicket Creek in Charleston County Tuesday. Operational watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified at 11:30 p.m., Monday, that two boaters aboard an 18-foot sailboat had...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a 15-year-old male that fell from a dock while fishing Sunday near Awendaw, S.C., along the Intracoastal Waterway.

Station Charleston rescues 3 people from sinking catamaran

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources responded to and rescued three boaters Saturday from a sinking catamaran a half-mile off the coast of Folly Beach, S.C.

Coast Guard crews in Charleston searching for possible missing kayaker

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coast Guard rescue crews and local authorities are searching for a possible missing kayaker in the Charleston Harbor after a good Samaritan reported an overturned red 18-foot kayak near Morris Island.

Missing Windsurfer Found Safe on Beach

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coast Guard Sector Charleston rescue crews searched for a missing windsurfer off Folly Island, S.C., with state and local agencies after receiving a report of a missing windsurfer from the 911 center at 7:26 pm Friday.

Coast Guard rescues 2 after Catamaran capsizes in Charleston Harbor

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Friday clinging to the side of a capsized catamaran in Charleston Harbor.

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters off the coast of Charleston, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A 41-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Charleston rescued 4 boaters shortly after 5 p.m., Sunday, approximately 15-miles east of Charleston Harbor.