Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment
USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) escorts USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) toward Mindelo, Cabo Verde, on Dec. 28, 2021. Mindelo served as the cutters’ first stop after crossing the Atlantic Ocean before USCGC Glen Harris (WPC 1144), and the Emlen Tunnell continue on to their new homeport in Bahrain. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) KEY WEST, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter...

U.S., Spain, Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea

U.S., Spain, Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea
The crew of the USCGC Thetis and a Royal Moroccan Navy vessel are seen during the joint rescue of migrants in the Atlantic Ocean on Jan. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ade Gills) ATLANTIC OCEAN — On Jan. 5, 2022, the United States, Spain, and Morocco collaborated to rescue 103 migrants 40 nautical miles west of the Moroccan coast. Late Tuesday evening, Spain’s Las...

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell
The crew of the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) renders a hand salute during the commissioning of the Tunnell in Philadelphia on Oct. 15, 2021. The Tunnell is the Coast Guard’s 45th Sentinel-class fast response cutter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno/Released.) PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Coast...

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fourth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia at 10 a.m. ET. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside...

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters
Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) was the first of the United States Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutters. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S....