Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare stands on the flight deck of the cutter next to approximately $390 million total wholesale in seized cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, April 24, 2018. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned home to Portsmouth today following a 67-day deployment to the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth on Sunday after completing a 45-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Unified Resolve. Operation Unified Resolve is a combined effort between Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Coast Guard and international partners in the Caribbean region to interdict vessels smuggling...

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard is assisting a disabled 356-foot asphalt tanker 210 miles off the coast of Nantucket after it reportedly lost power. The Netherlands Coast Guard called watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District at about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, and reported the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Asphalt Sailor was disabled with a crew of 17 aboard. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after patrol between Cuba, Hispaniola

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after patrol between Cuba, Hispaniola
A boat crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare gets underway between Cuba and Hispaniola during drug interdiction operations in April, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Legare) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to their homeport Thursday after a 35-day patrol in the Windward Passage, a strait between Cuba and Hispaniola. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home
Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Spence, a boatswain’s mate onboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare, hugs his daughters on the pier at Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia, Sept. 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) Portsmouth, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth, Virginia, Wednesday following a 48-day patrol in the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Legare holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, Atlantic Area commander, Cmdr. Jonathan A. Carter, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare, and Cmdr. Todd D. Vance, former commanding officer of the Legare raise their hands in celebration during a change-of-command ceremony onboard Legare July 12, 2016 at. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake PORTSMOUTH,...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Twenty Cuban migrants were repatriated to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida command center received a report of eight people aboard a homemade raft 31 nautical miles south of Key West Saturday night.  The Coast Guard Cutter Legare was diverted to the scene and upon arrival embarked...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew returns to Portsmouth, Va.

Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew returns to Portsmouth, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth Friday following a 36-day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, Legare’s crew rescued a disabled fishing boat crew, conducted multiple vessel boardings to enforce maritime law and volunteered in two ports during their free time. While patrolling in the Gulf of Maine in the Coast Guard 1st District’s...

Coast Guard assisting disabled fishing vessel 115 miles out to sea

Coast Guard assisting disabled fishing vessel 115 miles out to sea
BOSTON — Rescue crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Legare are towing the 61-foot fishing vessel Angela Michelle to land today after their anchor line became wrapped around their rudder and propeller about 115 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center watchstanders received a call from the Angela Michelle crew that their anchor line was fouled and they were...