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Coast Guard

Oct 16, 2023

Coast Guard rescues 2 after yacht sinks

CHARLESTON — Coast Guard rescuers saved two people from the water after their yacht sank off South Carolina. The Coast Guard said the rescue happened Friday near the Winyah Bay entrance, close to Georgetown. The spouse of a mariner aboard the 44-foot vessel, called The Answer My Friend, placed a distress call that the yacht […]

Aug 14, 2023

Four divers rescued off coast of Carolinas

MYRTLE BEACH — The Coast Guard and Navy rescued four divers who were reported missing Sunday off the Carolinas, officials said Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic announced the rescue on social media. It said the divers were rescued about 46 miles southeast of North Carolina’s Cape Fear River. The four men were reported missing […]

Jun 20, 2016

See, what happened was…

Alcohol and boating don’t mix, I’ve heard it said. That’s especially true when you’re in a stolen boat and the best story you can come up with to tell authorities after drifting into a restricted area is that you tossed the boat’s owner overboard. Neither local police nor Coast Guard personnel found any of the […]

Jun 15, 2016

Criminal Practice – Coast Guard Can Be Paid for False Distress Signal

U.S. v. Serafini (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-102-16, 12 pp.) (Wilkinson, J.) No. 15-4383, June 10, 2016; USDC at Newport News, Va. (Doumar, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit says a defendant who was discovered intoxicated on a stolen 24-foot motor boat not authorized to be in a restricted marine area at the Newport News […]

Apr 3, 2015

Man reported missing at sea for 66 days reunites with family

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man whose family says he was missing at sea for more than two months is back on dry land and reuniting with his family. The crew of a German-flagged container ship found Louis Jordan floating Thursday afternoon on the overturned hull of his 35-foot sailboat, about 200 miles off the […]

Dec 2, 2014

Charleston Coast Guard commander removed

The commander of Coast Guard operations in South Carolina and Georgia has been removed.

Mar 20, 2014

Coast Guardsman pleads guilty to misconduct

A Coast Guard lieutenant has pleaded guilty to military charges of assault and other misconduct while in port in Panama.

Sep 6, 2013

All Coast Guard law enforcement training now in SC

All of the Coast Guard's law enforcement training programs have now been consolidated in South Carolina.

Jul 24, 2013

Administrative – No Review of Cargo Carrier Detention

Angelex Ltd. v. U.S. : A federal district court did not have jurisdiction to review the Coast Guard’s bond fixed for release of a detained ship under investigation for potential violations of certain ocean pollution prevention statutes; the 4th Circuit reverses the district court order altering the terms of the bond and remands for dismissal.

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