Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns to Pensacola, Florida, after 58-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns to Pensacola, Florida, after 58-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams PENSACOLA, Fl. – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to their homeport in Pensacola, Florida, Wednesday, after a 58-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During their two-month patrol, the cutter supported several Eighth Coast Guard District mission areas, including search and rescue, enforcement of...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless scheduled to visit Galveston, open for public tours

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless scheduled to visit Galveston, open for public tours
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless is scheduled to arrive in Galveston, Texas, on Monday and will be open to the public throughout the week. The free tours will be offered Monday thru Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Dauntless will be tied up at Pier 21, 2100 Harborside Dr. Galveston Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after patrol in Carribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after patrol in Carribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee C. Aiello The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned home to Pensacola, Florida, after completing a 59-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, Dauntless conducted joint operations with Department of Homeland Security air and surface assets to intercept over 80 migrants heading for U.S. soil, conducted four medical evacuations...

Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard crews interdicted multiple Dominican migrants attempting to illegally enter into Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Jan. 11, 2019.  U.S Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 66 migrants in the last 72-hours in five separate events near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard, and federal and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico law enforcement partners have interdicted more than...

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...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico
USCG Cutter Dauntless File Photo HOUSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Sunday, after a 60-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During the patrol, Dauntless served as an offshore command and control platform, executing multi-agency intelligence collection and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless celebrates 50 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless celebrates 50 years of service
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, addresses the crew at a ceremony to honor the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ 50 years of service on Feb. 1, 2018 in Galveston, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless hosted a ceremony to honor the cutter’s 50 years of service Thursday in...

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescue and assist small boat crew launches to assist the 150-foot fishing vessel Grace Zanzibar Sunday, July 23, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew MIAMI – The Coast Guard is towing a 150-foot fishing vessel with 16 people aboard to the Las Calderas, Dominican Republic. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District Command...

Coast Guard offloads 26.5 tons of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific Drug Transit

Coast Guard offloads 26.5 tons of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific Drug Transit
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew stand next to approximately 26.5 tons of cocaine Dec. 15, 2016. Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 26.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades Thursday worth an estimated $715 million wholesale value seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean since Oct. 1. The...