Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response exercise on Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – The Coast Guard will conduct a joint pollution equipment deployment exercise Wednesday on Lazaretto Creek in the vicinity of the boat landing near Old Tybee Road.

Coast Guard kicks off safe boating campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and other local units will be on River Street in Savannah Saturday to promote safe boating activities and give a search and rescue demonstration.

Coast Guard Investigates Oil Sheen Near Tybee Island

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard is investigating a report of an oil sheen near Tybee Island, Ga., Saturday afternoon. The National Response Center received a report of the sheen at approximately 9 a.m. Personnel from Marine Safety Unit Savannah, a small boat from Station Tybee and a helicopter from Air Station Savannah were dispatched to conduct on-scene and aerial assessments of the waterways...

Coast Guard Station Tybee Rescues 3

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard rescued three people near Turtle Island, S.C., Thursday at 10:45 p.m. Yonpae Park, Chito Lapera and Jay Song, of Tybee Island, contacted the Coast Guard on a cell phone after their 18-foot boat overturned. Coast Guard Station Tybee Island immediately launched to rescue the boaters. The three individuals were able to use a flashlight to guide...