Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to port after Caribbean patrol

THE CARIBBEAN SEA – The Coast Guard Cutter Campbell sails home from a two-month patrol in the Caribbean Sea.  Photo by Coast Guard Cutter Campbell.

USCG File Photo by Coast Guard Cutter Campbell

KITTERY, Maine – Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport of Kittery, Maine on Monday Feb. 14, 2011, after completing a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, which encompassed the Christmas and New Year holidays.

The Campbell conducted a multi-mission patrol in the region including the enforcement of international laws and treaties working for the Joint Interagency Task Force South based in Key West, Fla., and Coast Guard District Seven based in Miami.

The Campbell also conducted an international exercise with Colombian naval forces aimed at improving communications, tactical coordination and teamwork between the Coast Guard and Colombian Navy.

The Campbell is the sixth cutter to bear the name Campbell and is the ninth of the Coast Guard Famous Cutter Class.

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