Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following 77-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following 77-day deployment
Crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf inspect a low-profile vessel while conducting law enforcement operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Oct. 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Oliver Fernander). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and crew returned to Alameda, Saturday, after traveling over 18,000 nautical miles during a 77-day counter-narcotic...

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles after patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles after patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Active transits outbound from San Diego following a logistics stop during the cutter’s patrol of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Sept. 6, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd class Devin Adams. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) and crew returned to their homeport Friday after a 65-day patrol in international waters of the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf 2021 patrol results in penalties

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf 2021 patrol results in penalties
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, homeported in Alameda, California, operates in the Bering Sea Aug. 24, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf. JUNEAU, Alaska — A North Pacific Guard Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fisheries patrol in 2021 by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf recently resulted in The Fisheries Agency of Taiwan issuing penalties against...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to homeport in Alameda

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to homeport in Alameda
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmember Petty Officer 1st Class Glenn Fennstra embraces his children after Bertholf returned home following a nearly three-month patrol, Nov. 1, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned to homeport in Alameda Monday, following a 105-day deployment throughout the North...

Coast Guard uncovers 450 shark fins during fisheries boardings

Coast Guard uncovers 450 shark fins during fisheries boardings
A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf boarding team member holds a shark fin while aboard a foreign vessel, Sept. 23, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska – An integrated international law enforcement boarding team inspecting fishing vessels in the North Pacific Ocean identified 32 potential violations of conservation and management measures under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission...

Coast Guard crews remain vigilant during operations in the Arctic Region

Coast Guard crews remain vigilant during operations in the Arctic Region
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, operates in the Bering Sea Aug. 24, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf. JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard demonstrated its commitment to the Bering Sea and Arctic region with deployments of national security cutters Bertholf and Kimball, and a U.S. Arctic patrol by icebreaker Healy. “Security in the Bering Sea and the...

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
A helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak shares a moment with four survivors in Dutch Harbor after hoisting them from a rock near the grounded fishing vessel Endurance August 26, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued four people Thursday after a fishing vessel ran aground near Dutch Harbor. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew deployed...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf holds change of command ceremony
Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier (center),  stands with Capt. Timothy Brown (left) and Capt. Brian Anderson (right) during the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf’ change of command ceremony aboard the cutter while moored at Base Alameda., June, 24, 2021. ALAMEDA, Calif. — A change of command ceremony was held aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) Thursday while moored to Coast Guard Base Alameda. Rear...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to Alameda following three month patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to Alameda following three month patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf boarding teams interdict a low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, seizing more than 4,380 pounds of cocaine, Feb. 1, 2021. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda Monday following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. In January,...