Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home
Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) returned to its homeport in Portsmouth, after a 56-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Harriet Lane’s patrol began with a week-long intensive training period to evaluate the readiness of the cutter and the crew. After conducting storm avoidance for hurricane Isaias,...

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 Harriet Lane returns home after patrol in Caribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home after patrol in Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned to its homeport of Portsmouth, Virginia on Sunday following a 71-day patrol of the Central Caribbean. The cutter’s multi-mission patrol resulted in the interdiction of 1,306 pounds of marijuana, with a street value of over $2.3 million. Harriet Lane...

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore offloads 1,300 pounds of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore offloads 1,300 pounds of marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew transfers 1,300 pounds of marijuana from the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane. The drugs were offloaded at Coast Guard Base Miami on April 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Bruna Pavan) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore (WPC-1109) crew offloaded approximately 1,300 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $1.1 million dollars, April 13,...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two boaters who have been missing since February 19, after they were reported overdue. Missing are Gerald Cook, 81, Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130H, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Coast...

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crew in front of more than 18,000 pounds of cocaine prior to Bertholf’s crew offloading the contraband in San Diego, Dec. 18, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) offloaded approximately 18,000 pounds of cocaine Wednesday seized from known drug-transit zones of the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns to homeport after 78-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns to homeport after 78-day patrol
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane transits through the Gatun Locks within the Panama Canal, Panama, Sept. 23, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Simpson) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC-903) returned to homeport in Portsmouth following a 78-day patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Thursday. The crew of the Harriet Lane...

Coast Guard seizes approximately 5,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard seizes approximately 5,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane intercepted a self propelled semi-submersible vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean and seized approximately 5,000 pounds of cocaine October 23. The crew was alerted to the presence of a suspected narcotic-trafficking semi-submersible vessel by the crew of a maritime...

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane fires commemorative shot near Fort Sumter

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane fires commemorative shot near Fort Sumter
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane fired a commemorative shot Thursday to honor the 158th anniversary of its namesake’s action near Fort Sumter. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane fired a commemorative shot Thursday to honor the 158th anniversary of its namesake’s action near Fort Sumter. On April 11, 1861, United States Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane...