Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew lays wreath in remembrance

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew lays wreath in remembrance
Cmdr. Benjamin Spector, the commanding officer of USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907), sends a wreath overboard during a ceremony to remember the USCGC Escanaba (WPG 77) lost in 1943. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams.) Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams It was a somber chilly day as the fog set in. The crew put on their dress uniforms out of respect. Chief Boatswain’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Portsmouth after historic 50-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Portsmouth after historic 50-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Portsmouth on Sep. 7, 2021, following a historic 50-day patrol in support of Operation Nanook in the Arctic region and the Labrador Sea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Portsmouth on Tuesday following a historic 50-day patrol in support of Operation...

Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast

Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast
Crew members assigned to the USCGC Escanaba take the small boat on a search and rescue evolution to assist a fishing vessel off the coast of Boston.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams.) BOSTON – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) responded to a report from the 91-foot fishing vessel Donny C crew stating they were taking on water approximately...

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi BOSTON — Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced a 47-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel, Andrea A, and responded to a fishing vessel taking on water off the eastern shore of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Thursday. At 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Coast Guard completes Operation Nanook 2021

Coast Guard completes Operation Nanook 2021
USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC 1127) navigates in the Davis Strait on Aug. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Richard Snyder) NUUK, Greenland — Strengthening partnerships and testing interoperability, the USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) and USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC 1127) participated in Operation Nanook in early to mid-August. Operation Nanook is the Canadian Armed Forces’ signature Arctic operation,...

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Boston
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba prepare to brow after returning to their homeport in Boston, April 19, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick) BOSTON —The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907), returned home to Boston, Monday, following a 61-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Caribbean Ocean. The 270-foot Escanaba’s 100-person crew supported operation...

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew returns home to Boston after 65 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew returns home to Boston after 65 day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Boston after completing a 65-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Pappaly) BOSTON – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907), returned home to Boston, Tuesday, following a 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The...

Coast Guard offloads estimated $216 million of cocaine, marijuana at Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads estimated $216 million of cocaine, marijuana at Port Everglades
A crew member from Coast Guard Cutter Harriet lane oversees a pallet of drugs offloaded from the ship in Port Everglades, Florida, Sept. 17, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) crew offloaded approximately 12,100 pounds of cocaine and approximately 5,759 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $216 million,...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 30,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 30,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew and interagency partners stand amongst 30,000 pounds of interdicted narcotics at Port Everglades, Florida, June 9, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 23,000 pounds of cocaine and approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana, all worth more than an...