Cutter Midgett returns to homeport after 3-month Alaskan Patrol

Cutter Midgett returns to homeport after 3-month Alaskan Patrol
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett moors at its homeport at Base Honolulu. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng) KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett returned to homeport at Base Honolulu in Honolulu, Hawaii, Friday after a three-month long Bering Sea patrol. The crew of the Midgett enforced federal laws and regulations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone...

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay

Coast Guard medevacs woman 380 miles west of Bodega Bay
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel medevaced a woman from a sailboat approximately 380 miles west of Bodega Bay Tuesday morning. Eleventh Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders received a notification via satellite communicator at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday, from the captain of the sailboat Cibola,...

Coast Guard patrols U.S. Arctic

Coast Guard patrols U.S. Arctic
The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett and the Canadian coast guard ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier conduct a joint maritime security patrol in the Chukchi Sea on July 20, 2021. MidgettU.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews aboard Coast Guard Cutters Midgett and Healy patrolled the Bering and Chukchi Seas off the coast of Alaska this summer to demonstrate the Coast Guard’s commitment to ensuring a...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett holds change of command ceremony
National Security Cutter Midgett file Photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett bid farewell to Capt. Alan McCabe and welcomed Capt. Willie Carmichael as the new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony, Wednesday. The ceremony was held aboard the cutter and was presided over by Vice Adm. McAllister, commander, Pacific Area. A change of command ceremony is a...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — Coast Guard rescue crews medevaced a mariner from the commercial fishing vessel “Vicious Cycle,” 130-miles southwest of Kailua Kona, Tuesday. The mariner was hoisted from the vessel by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and brought to awaiting medical services at Queens...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett completes first operational patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett completes first operational patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett launches their small boat with a boarding team to conduct law enforcement  in the Pacific Ocean, April 23, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Midgett) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) concluded a successful 37-day patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing and regional security operations...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloads more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloads more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) crew offloaded more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine Friday at Coast Guard Sector Miami. The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, including contraband seized and recovered in more than five interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by U.S. Coast Guard cutters: The...

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu
Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks during a dual-commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Aug. 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The U.S Coast Guard’s two newest national security cutters were commissioned Saturday during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter arrives in Hawaii

Coast Guard's newest National Security Cutter arrives in Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West. HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) arrived at its new homeport in Honolulu Friday. The Midgett is the eighth of the Coast Guard’s national security cutters and the second to be homeported in Hawaii. Its sister ship, the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) arrived Dec. 22, 2018....