Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport from the Caribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport from the Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma and her crew of 100 returns Sunday to their moorings at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine after a 62-day patrol conducting counter drug operations in the the Caribbean Sea. Tahoma visited Mayport, FL; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Carrying an armed Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65...

Bellingham based Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin returns from patrol off Baja, significant drug bust

Bellingham based Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin returns from patrol off Baja, significant drug bust
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, homeported in Bellingham, returned Monday after a Pacific patrol to support counter drug operations off Southern California. Terrapin crewmembers conducted a 42-day patrol totaling nearly 600 operational hours, completing 20 recreational safety boardings and interrupting the illegal flow of narcotics into the U.S. While working jointly with Customs...