Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California after a successful counter narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2019  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) returned from their first patrol of the drug transit zones...

13 tons of cocaine offloaded in San Diego

13 tons of cocaine offloaded in San Diego
Rear Adm. Peter Gauiter, the 11th Coast Guard District commander, Cmdr. Daniel Ursino, the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast commanding officer, and crew of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, stand in front of the pallets of cocaine the crew of Steadfast seized, July 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward commissioned in San Francisco

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward commissioned in San Francisco
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a fly-by as the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward crew renders a salute during a commissioning ceremony at Yerba Buena Island, California, March 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Alex Gray) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard commissioned a new, California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Francisco, Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward to be commissioned in San Francisco

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward to be commissioned in San Francisco
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, a California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (FRC), is scheduled to be commissioned in San Francisco, Saturday. The Robert Ward is the second of four FRCs to be homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. While the cutter will be based in Southern California,...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Francisco Bay ahead of commissioning

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Francisco Bay ahead of commissioning
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, a Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach, is escorted by San Francisco and Sacramento Coast Guard assets as the crew journeys to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco on Yerba Buena Island for a ceremonial commissioning, Feb. 22, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama) SAN FRANCISCO...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward rescues 3 off Torrey Pines

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward rescues 3 off Torrey Pines
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and a child whose boat capsized off the coast of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 2:30 p.m., a person aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel, Divided Soul, called mayday on VHF-FM marine band channel 16, the international hailing and distress frequency, that was picked up by...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Pedro

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Pedro
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward transits within in the San Pedro Channel as it heads to its homeport for the first time, Oct. 31, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard received the second California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Pedro, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130), a Sentinel-Class Fast Response...

Four new Coast Guard cutters bound for California duty

Four new Coast Guard cutters bound for California duty
Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard plans to base four of its new Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) in Southern California within the next year. The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour is slated to arrive this summer with formal commissioning in the fall. Three additional FRCs are scheduled to arrive and be...