Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Jamaica Defence Force coast guard ship and the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard cutter Jaguar depart from Kingston Jamaica behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Sarah Ritchie) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned...

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman guards pallets of cocaine prior to offloading them at Naval Base San Diego on August 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized a combined total...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 36 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 36 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 36 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba Friday. This repatriation is a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea in a span of a week, beginning Aug. 1. The Cuban migrants were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” The...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 9-week patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 9-week patrol
BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to their homeport at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine on Monday, following a nine-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea supporting the Joint Interagency Task Force-South. During the deployment, the 75-member crew of the Reliance was primarily responsible for conducting counter drug operations in support of U.S. and international law....

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns home after nine-week patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns home after nine-week patrol
KITTERY, MAINE — The 80-member crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to their homeport at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine on Saturday, following a nine-week patrol in Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic waters. The crew of the 210-foot long Reliance was tasked with counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations in the waters between the Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Puerto Rico,...

Coast Guard, CBIG authorities seize $1.8 million marijuana shipment and detain two smugglers in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard, CBIG authorities seize $1.8 million marijuana shipment and detain two smugglers in the Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seized a go-fast vessel, 30 bales of marijuana and apprehended two smugglers following an at-sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Sunday morning. Federal law enforcement authorities working in support of the Caribbean Border...

From the Bridge Wing 8-20-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-20-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1984 – A fire broke out in a stateroom aboard the 506-foot cruise ship Scandanavian Sea while the vessel was five miles off the Florida coast. The 744 passengers were mustered on the weather decks while the cruise ship’s captain headed his vessel towards Port Canaveral. Coast Guardsmen from CGCs Diligence, Reliance and Steadfast; Stations Port Canaveral...

Coast Guard locates 6 people lost at sea

Coast Guard locates 6 people lost at sea
MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Miami located six people who were adrift 37 nautical miles northeast of Isle De Tortue, Haiti, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Seven command center received a report from a Dominican Republic coast guard liaison officer of six people adrift aboard a yola in the vicinity of Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic Wednesday. District...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Cuban migrants, 61 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 61 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea in two separate cases since Jan. 12, 2012. The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 61 Haitian migrants on Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak repatriated 17 Cuban migrants on Tuesday. var _bos = _bos||[];...