USCG: Good Samaritan recovers one of two men from capsized vessel near St. Helena Sound

USCG: Good Samaritan recovers one of two men from capsized vessel near St. Helena Sound
A search is underway in Beaufort County for two missing boaters. (Source: WTOC)

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - UPDATE, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m. - The U.S. Coast Guard says a good Samaritan has recovered one of the two men from a capsized vessel near St. Helena Sound.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says dispatch received a report of an overturned boat off Harbor Island at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

A USCG helicopter crew transported the man to Memorial Health in Savannah. His condition is not currently known.

The search continues for the other missing boater.


A search is underway in Beaufort County for two possible missing boaters.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says dispatch received a report of an overturned boat off Harbor Island at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol and Aviation units, the Beaufort Marine Rescue and the Lady’s Island-St. Helena Island Fire Department are searching for two boaters, who were believed to have been on-board.

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