Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania
The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducts a patrol in and around American Samoa, covering 8,169 nautical miles.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Juniper) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews completed Operation Aiga, a 46-day patrol in support of the Samoan government maritime law enforcement efforts by providing patrol coverage in the Samoan and American Samoan exclusive economic zones. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes patrol in Oceania

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes patrol in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) returned to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga on Friday. During the...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper has a new homeport in Hawaii

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper has a new homeport in Hawaii
The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper services aids-to-navigation buoys using their new buoy deck crane, Nov. 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB-201) has made it to Oahu Saturday morning following a twelve-month Major Maintenance Availability mission in Baltimore. The crew traveled 7,000 miles on the 225-foot buoy...

Feature: A Hawaiian Cutterman

Feature: A Hawaiian Cutterman
Chief Warrant Officer Hari Colton oversees maintenance on a buoy while operating off Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released) As often happens on January nights, bands of light rain swept over Honolulu Harbor, and the silhouette of the Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) pulled away from the pier at Coast Guard Base Honolulu but for the final time. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was not wearing a life jacket at the time. For approximately 28-hours, a number of Coast Guard units, as...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local fishing community continue to search for a 55-year-old man who went missing from a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. For the past 24 hours a number of Coast Guard units, as well as 10 fishing vessels, have searched units more than 4,000 square miles for the missing crewmember of the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. The...

Coast Guard demonstrates cold weather oil response technology

Coast Guard demonstrates cold weather oil response technology
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Cutter Juniper conduct a test of a prototype ice cage, Tuesday, August 9, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Mr. Alex Balsley) BOSTON — The Coast Guard Research and Development Center, located in New London, Connecticut, and the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper worked throughout the week to demonstrate and evaluate new technologies to use when responding to oil spills...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 64-year-old diver who went missing Tuesday while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. “The primary goal of every man and woman who serves in the Coast Guard is to rescue those in need and save lives,” said Marcus Gherardi, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England....

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old diver Wednesday who went missing while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. Crew aboard the commercial diving boat John Jack notified Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders Tuesday at about 1 p.m. reporting the man did not resurface from his dive. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape...