Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis to return home from final patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis to return home from final patrol
HONOLULU ˗˗ The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis is scheduled to return to its homeport in Honolulu, Saturday after completing the final patrol of the ship’s 40 years in service. Since departing Honolulu Aug. 17, Jarvis completed a patrol in the Coast Guard’s 14th District conducting operations with an embarked NOAA shiprider to enforce the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zones, which extend 230...

New captain to command Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis

New captain to command Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis
HONOLULU – Capt. Webster Balding, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis, was relieved by Capt. Richard Mourey during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Mourey, a 1989 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy, has more than 13 years of sea time aboard six cutters. He was the operations officer of Coast Guard Cutter Mariposa, executive officer of the Cutter...

For one Coast Guardsman, it was a 12-year journey home

by Lt. Stephanie Young Located 430 miles south of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean, is a small, coral atoll made up of 22 islands called Woleai. Part of the Federated States of Micronesia, the atoll’s inhabitants are isolated from the rest of the world with their only means of communication being a VHF radio. Woleai is a unique place in the world; everything on the atoll is communal and there are...

Coast Guard to conduct joint fisheries enforcement mission with Republic of the Marshall Islands

HONOLULU – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis and representatives from the Republic of the Marshall Islands will exercise a bilateral agreement to enforce the fisheries laws of the region during a joint operation following a visit to the island of Majuro Monday. Shipriders from the Republic of the Marshall Islands will embark on the Jarvis to assist in patrolling the Republic of the Marshall...

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis returns home from 105-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis pulls into port in Vladivostok, Russia, August 25, 2010HONOLULU- The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis, a 378-foot High Endurance Cutter, arrived in Honolulu Monday after a three-month multi-mission patrol. The Jarvis’ crew arrived home after traveling more than 5,000 miles, visiting two foreign countries and one U.S. territory. During this patrol the cutter supported...

Coast Guard cutter crew participates in multinational exercise with Russia

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis recently departed the remote northern Kamchatka peninsula, having completed three days of multinational exercises and goodwill exchanges with the Border Guard of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation Sept. 21-23. Their visit was part of an ongoing working relationship between the Coast Guard Seventeenth District and the Northeast...

Cutter Jarvis conducts WCPFC high-seas boarding

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guardsmen aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis conducted a high-seas boarding and inspection of a Japanese-flagged fishing vessel Monday under the authority of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission finding no violation under existing regulations. Jarvis’ crew boarded the fishing vessel Koei Maru No. 31, a 93-foot tuna long-liner, on the high seas of...

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis participates in international excercise

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis, a 378-foot cutter homeported in Honolulu, took part in an international Multilateral, Multi-mission Exercise along with Coast Guards and other maritime security agencies from China, Japan, Russia and South Korea, August 21 to August 27 in Vladivostok, Russia.