Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine on February 8, 2021, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Noel) BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine, on Monday, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During...

Coast Guard cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics

Coast Guard cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics
The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC-903) crew approximately offloads 11,800 pounds of cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 8, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI — Two Coast Guard Atlantic Area-based cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics, Thursday and Monday, at Port Everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The...

Coast Guard conducts Arctic operations, research off Greenland

Coast Guard conducts Arctic operations, research off Greenland
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell transited south along the west coast of Greenland with the HDMS Knud Rasmussen and rendezvoused in a position just offshore of Evighedsfjorden (Eternity Fjord). KITTERY, Maine — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to homeport Tuesday, following a two-month deployment supporting joint Arctic operations off Greenland’s western coast. Campbell’s crew...

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions
As part of Operation Nanook, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) boat-crew participates in a search and rescue exercise with the HDMS Triton, a Royal Danish navy vessel, Aug. 17, 2020, off Greenland. Operation Argus, part of Nanook, focused on search and rescue interoperability, highlights the importance of cooperation between international partners. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kate Kilroy/Released) KITTERY,...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony
Cmdr. Mark McDonnell, left, salutes Cmdr. Thomas Crane, right, during a change-of-command ceremony for the Cutter Campbell Friday, July 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Cmdr. Thomas Crane assumed command of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell from Cmdr. Mark McDonnell during a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, July 12, 2019, at Station Portsmouth Harbor, New Castle, New Hampshire. McDonnell...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after 87-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after 87-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell file photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, Tuesday after an 87-day patrol in the North Atlantic Ocean. Campbell’s crew executed a fast-paced patrol, including search and rescue missions, enforcement of federal fisheries regulations, international training exercise with United States and Canadian Navy, and Fleet Week...

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward  amongst 34,780 pounds of interdicted cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 5, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $466 million wholesale seized in international...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol
Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo – edited for security) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. During the patrol, the crew of the Campbell...

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
A pallet of interdicted cocaine being offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) by crane Nov. 15, 2018 in Port Everglades, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) offloaded approximately 18.5 tons of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades. Worth an estimated $500 million wholesale the drugs were...