Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma home in Maine following patrol of New England waters

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma home in Maine following patrol of New England waters
A small-boat crew deployed from the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma, homeported in Kittery, Maine, is underway Tuesday, March 28, 2017 while on patrol of New England waters in support of Coast Guard Operation Atlantic Venture.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo. BOSTON —The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned Friday to their homeport of Kittery, Maine, following a 67-day patrol offshore New England waters...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.
BOSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old man suffering from chest pains Sunday evening 55 miles east of Gloucester. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at around 6:30 p.m. that the master of the 75-foot fishing vessel America, homeported in Boston, was ill and in need of medical attention. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod...

Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett offloads more than 13 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego on February 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett offloaded more than 13 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the combined total tons of cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home following $90 million cocaine interdiction

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home following $90 million cocaine interdiction
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma and Jacksonville, Florida’s Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron stand for a group photo on the flight deck of the cutter on Dec. 27, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to homeport Friday after a 49-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Homeported in Kittery, Maine, Tahoma’s crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 65 days at sea

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 65 days at sea
BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to their homeport of Kittery, Maine, Sunday after a 65-day offshore patrol in New England waters. The Tahoma’s efforts were in support of the Coast Guard’s Operation Atlantic Venture, which focused on the safety of sea life and the enforcement of fisheries laws and regulations on commercial and recreational fishing vessels in the Atlantic from...

Coast Guard crew assists disabled fishing vessel 100 miles East of Chatham, Mass

Coast Guard crew assists disabled fishing vessel 100 miles East of Chatham, Mass
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma responds to a disabled fishing vessel 100 nautical miles East of Chatham, July 18, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd class Curtis L. Borner. BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma responded Sunday to a disabled fishing vessel 100 nautical miles East of Chatham and continued assistance through Tuesday. At 11:53 a.m. Sunday, a Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma home in Portsmouth, NH, following 50-day patrol, 53 lives saved

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma home in Portsmouth, NH, following 50-day patrol, 53 lives saved
BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to its homeport in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Saturday following a 50-day patrol in The Straits of Florida. A primary mission during the patrol was to ensure the safety of all life at sea through the interdiction of overloaded, unsafe and unseaworthy migrant-made vessels, as well as offer humanitarian care to hundreds of migrants who were attempting...

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 26 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 26 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 26 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. These repatriations are a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these perilous sea voyages from ending in tragedy. On Sunday, a...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home to Portsmouth, N.H.

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home to Portsmouth, N.H.
BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to homeport at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Monday, after a 66-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, on Sept. 9th, the Tahoma crew pursued a “Go-Fast Vessel” to verify the vessel’s nationality. With the assistance of a maritime patrol aircraft, the Tahoma’s pursuit team closed in on...