Tag: Savannah

Legacy of Light: Tallest Georgia lighthouse marks Tybee Island

Two Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopters fly in formation in front of the Tybee Island Lighthouse. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson.

Tybee Island Light, the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia, guides mariners into the Savannah River and welcomes visitors to this resort destination. The barrier island beacon is not only a popular tourist attraction but also an active Aid to Navigation that lights the way for mariners into the Port of Savannah.

Guardian of the Week – The crew of CG 6565

Air Station Savannah logo

Ann Baxter, the survivor who was rescued by the crew of CG 6565, receives medical treatment at Hilton Head International Airport aboard a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter Thursday July 15, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo Crewmembers at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah provide search and rescue (SAR) coverage for 450 miles of coastline,

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