Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 104-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 104-day patrol
Friends and family reunite with servicemembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton after the cutter retuned to its homeport in Alameda, California, October 4, 2018, following a 104-day patrol.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returned home Thursday to Coast Guard Island following a 104-day, 23,500 nautical-mile...

Coast Guard offloads more than 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads more than 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton poses with more than 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego, Oct. 3, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN DIEGO —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded more than 11 tons of cocaine seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean from late August to mid-September Wednesday in San Diego. The drugs were seized during...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home following counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home following counter-drug patrol
Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca inspect a suspected drug smuggling vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Monday, August 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned Tuesday to their homeport of Boston following a 50-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Seneca crewmembers and a tactical law enforcement...

Coast Guard offloads more than 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads more than 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma offloaded approximately 6 tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean were offloaded Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 in Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Brent Sargent MIAMI — Approximately six tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean were offloaded Monday in Port Everglades by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC-908). The...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston
Cmdr. John J. Christensen (left) exchanges a salute with Captain Ted M. St. Pierre, while Cmdr. Alan B. McCabe (right) watches on during the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Boston (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. John Christensen relieved Cmdr. Alan McCabe as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca Thursday...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston following 58-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston following 58-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport of Boston Friday after a 58-day patrol of the Western Caribbean. The patrol capped off a 34 week span in which the Seneca’s crew conducted two Caribbean patrols and underwent an 82-day, $2.2 million dollar drydock maintenance and repair period at GMD Shipyard in Brooklyn, New York. During...

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast
BOSTON – Coast Guard units across the Northeast are gearing up as a powerful winter storm with damaging winds, snowfall, and potential for coastal flooding is expected to impact our area Thursday. The Boston-based 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Seneca, will stage offshore to provide search and rescue coverage if needed, and shore based units are standing ready to deploy if necessary. As conditions deteriorate...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport of Boston, Saturday after a 45-day patrol that resulted in the interdiction and transfer of 151 Haitian...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...