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)....

Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles following patrol off Central and South American coasts

Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles following patrol off Central and South American coasts
A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Active, a 210-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., fires a 25mm gun during underway training, Sept. 10, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Cutter Active. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Cutter Active returned to their homeport in Port Angeles, Wash., Tuesday, after a 10-week, 13,000-mile counter-narcotics deployment in the Pacific...

U.S. and Canada team up for five and a half ton cocaine seizure

U.S. and Canada team up for five and a half ton cocaine seizure
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell crewmembers maneuver the ship’s interceptor boat while patrolling in the Eastern Pacific . ALAMEDA, Calif. ­­­­— The largest maritime cocaine seizure in the Eastern Pacific Ocean since 2009 was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard along with the U.S. Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, and a Joint Interagency Task Force in early March. More than five and half tons of contraband...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns to Astoria, Ore., after successful patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns to Astoria, Ore., after successful patrol
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast steams off the Mexican coastline in the Pacific Ocean Feb. 21, 2015, as part of the North American Maritime Security Initiative (NAMSI). (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson) ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to return to Astoria at 9 a.m., Saturday, after a two month Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) deployment. Steadfast...

Cutter Bear returns to Portsmouth after cocaine seizure

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear is scheduled to return to their homeport in Portsmouth Wednesday folowing a 45 day Caribbean patrol. While patrolling in the Caribbean Sea under the direction of Joint Interagency Task Force South the crew was actively engaged in stemming the flow of illegal narcotics.

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to port following Caribbean drug patrol

Portsmouth, N.H.- Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned home to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, this month following a six-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea.