Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns from 42-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns from 42-day patrol
The USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) moored to the pier during a port-of-call in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Nov. 26, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Robert Collins) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, Thursday, following a 42-day Caribbean Sea patrol. While underway in the Coast Guard Seventh District’s area of operations and...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Cuba

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s small boat crew rescues three Bahamians from a sinking vessel 25 miles north of Cuba, Dec. 15, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Gilmore) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew rescued three Bahamians, Friday, from a disabled vessel 25 miles north of Cuba. Escanaba’s crew arrived on scene after a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard repatriates 180 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 180 people to Haiti
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew, Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 helicopter aircrew, and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations small boat crew search for people in the water near Rodriguez Key, Florida, Nov. 21, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Robert Collins) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew repatriated 180 Haitians to Haiti, Saturday, following...

Coast Guard transfers 217 Haitians to The Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 217 Haitians to The Bahamas
A Coast Guard cutter small boat gives people lifejackets, in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas, Nov. 17, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Escanaba’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew transferred 217 Haitians to Bahamian authorities, Saturday, following an interdiction in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba and William Flores’ crews...

Coast Guard recognizes Connecticut-native for exceptional performance

Coast Guard recognizes Connecticut-native for exceptional performance
Vice Adm. Steven Poulin presents a certificate of meritorious advancement to DC2 Ryan Frattaroli in Portsmouth, Virginia, Dec. 2, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Sara Muir) PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Frattaroli aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) in Portsmouth. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander,...

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...