Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Sherman crewmembers lay ashore during the Sherman’s decommissioning ceremony in Honolulu, Mar. 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard decommissioned its ninth High Endurance Cutter after nearly 50 years of service...

Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman

Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman
Cutter Sherman – Coast Guard File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will hold a decommissioning ceremony Thursday, March 22, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720), the Coast Guard’s ninth High Endurance Cutter. Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, will preside over the ceremony. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns home from Bering Sea, final deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns home from Bering Sea, final deployment
Chief Petty Officer Andrew French kisses his wife after returning home after a 76-day patrol to the Bering Sea, Jan. 23, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720) returned home Tuesday after a 76-day patrol in the Bering Sea. This homecoming was the last time Sherman will return from deployment as the crew prepares...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017
A MH-65 helicopter crew deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley lands on deck during helicopter flight operations in the Chukchi Sea, Aug. 17, 2017. The cutter and helicopter crews are deployed to the Arctic Ocean in support of Operation Arctic Shield 2017. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Monday with...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns from 94-day Alaska patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns from 94-day Alaska patrol
The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returned home Sept. 20, 2017, after a 94-day, 16,000 mile patrol in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Sherman) HONOLULU — The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720) returned home Wednesday after a 94-day, 16,000 mile patrol in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea. “Coast Guard men and women are critical to...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from fishing vessel northwest of Unalaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from fishing vessel northwest of Unalaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, medevaced a 26-year-old woman from the fishing vessel Seattle Enterprise 140 miles northwest of Unalaska, Alaska, Tuesday. The Dolphin crew safely hoisted the woman and transported her to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Unalaska. Coast Guard Seventeenth District...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Cutter Sherman – Coast Guard File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An aviation detachment crew deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman medevaced a 33-year-old man from a fishing vessel Thursday morning approximately 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor. An AVDET MH-65 Dolphin crew hoisted the man safely and transported him to EMS in Dutch Harbor. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...