Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Cmdr. John J. Christensen (left) exchanges a salute with Captain Ted M. St. Pierre, while Cmdr. Alan B. McCabe (right) watches on during the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Boston (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. John Christensen...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston following 58-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston following 58-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport of Boston Friday after a 58-day patrol of the Western Caribbean. The patrol capped off a 34 week span in which the Seneca’s crew conducted two Caribbean patrols and underwent an 82-day, $2.2 million dollar drydock maintenance and repair period at GMD Shipyard in Brooklyn, New York. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast
BOSTON – Coast Guard units across the Northeast are gearing up as a powerful winter storm with damaging winds, snowfall, and potential for coastal flooding is expected to impact our area Thursday. The Boston-based 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Seneca, will stage offshore to provide search and rescue coverage if needed, and shore based units are standing ready to deploy if necessary. As conditions deteriorate...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport of Boston, Saturday after a 45-day patrol that resulted in the interdiction and transfer of 151 Haitian...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home to Boston following 58-days at sea

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home to Boston following 58-days at sea
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Boston Monday after a 58-day counter-drug patrol in the Western Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, the crew transported over 1,500 kilograms (3,306 pounds) of cocaine from Coast Guard and foreign assets who were a part of a coalition of agencies known as a Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF)....

Coast Guard offloads more than 1 ton of marijuana in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard offloads more than 1 ton of marijuana in Fort Lauderdale
US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded more than one ton of marijuana Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a case approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice and...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people 30 miles SE of Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard rescues 4 people 30 miles SE of Cape Lookout, NC
  Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four people 30 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday morning. Watchstanders aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca received notification Saturday morning that the 28-foot recreational boat Cutting Edge was taking on water with four people aboard. A small boat crew launched from the cutter Seneca and arrived...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca changes command in Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca changes command in Boston
Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, shakes hands with Cmdr. Alan McCabe during the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca’s change of command ceremony Friday, August 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca held a change of command ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Base Boston. During the ceremony,...