Video: Coast Guardsmen Hoist Cargo Ship Crew to Safety

September 9, 2019 – An MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Ga., hoists crew members from the 656-foot vehicle carrier Golden Ray after the vessel became hard aground in the St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 8, 2019. The Coast Guard and multiple port partners have rescued 20 people and are working to extricate four others.

Coast Guard crews and port partners respond to a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board September 8, 2019, in St. Simons Sound, Georgia. At approximately 2 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston watch standers were notified of the M/V GOLDEN RAY, a 656’ vehicle carrier, listing heavily in the St. Simons Sound with a total of 24 people on board; including 23 crew members and 1 pilot. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)