Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless nets $59 million in cocaine during 56-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless nets $59 million in cocaine during 56-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless  offloads bales of cocaine weighing 2290 kilograms at Sector St. Petersburg Oct. 7, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Hudson) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless and crew returned to their homeport of Pensacola, Florida, after a 56-day patrol where the cutter and crew interdicted and seized more than 59 million dollars...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 58 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 58 day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew returned to their homeport in Pensacola, Florida after completing a 58-day law enforcement mission, Saturday. The crew interdicted a Mexican fishing vessel illegally fishing in the United States’s Exclusive Economic Zone, and seized over 300 pounds of illegally...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 26 days of training

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 26 days of training
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS – United States Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless will return to her homeport in Pensacola, Florida, Saturday after completing a 26-day training mission in Mayport, Florida. The crew completed over 110 drills in shipboard damage control, medical response, security, surface warfare, electronic warfare, navigation,...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 47 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 47 day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew returned to their homeport in Pensacola, Florida after completing a 47-day, 8,000 nautical mile patrol, Wednesday. All 78 crewmembers began their patrol in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, August 31, 2019, and will be reunited with their loved ones, October...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless holds change of command ceremony in Pensacola

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless holds change of command ceremony in Pensacola
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Cmdr. Paul S. McConnell relieved Cmdr. Timothy C. Sommella as the 28th commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. McConnell reported to Dauntless from Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett where he served as the executive officer. Sommella will transfer to the Naval War College in Newport,...

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...