Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol
The crew of a small boat from Coast Guard Cutter Spencer conducting maneuvers with a Coast Guard HITRON helicopter off the coast of Honduras. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Katharine Ingham) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer recently returned to its homeport in Portsmouth after a 78-day patrol off the shores of Central America. USCGC Spencer departed Portsmouth...

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego
The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) crew offloads about 11,300 pounds of cocaine and roughly 4,000 pounds of marijuana worth more than $223 million on March 31, 2022, in San Diego. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) crew offloaded more than 11,300 pounds of cocaine and more than 4,000 pounds of marijuana...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol
Gunner’s mates aboard Coast Guard Cutter Spencer shoot messenger lines to a disabled fishing vessel 100 miles off the coast of New York to bring the vessel in tow. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Katharine Ingham) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned home to Portsmouth after a 33 day patrol Wednesday. During the patrol, the crew conducted operations south...

Coast Guard suspends active search for overdue pilot off Chatham

Coast Guard suspends active search for overdue pilot off Chatham
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo Boston — The Coast Guard suspended its active search Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., for an overdue aircraft in the vicinity of Nauset Beach, Massachusetts, pending new information. Coast Guard crews searched a total of 55 hours covering more than 2,076 square miles with no sign of missing pilot or aircraft. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard searches for overdue pilot in Chatham, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searches for overdue pilot in Chatham, Massachusetts
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding to the report of a downed aircraft with a single occupant in the vicinity of Nauset Beach, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report at 10:34 p.m, Sunday, from the Air Force Regional Command Center reporting a possible downed, white and beige, Piper...

Coast Guard, Navy offload $211 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard, Navy offload $211 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego
Members of Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 407 (LEDET) offloads 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana in San Diego, Feb. 1, 2021.(Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO – Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting todd more than $211 million from seizures in international...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after $10 million cocaine and marijuana bust

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after $10 million cocaine and marijuana bust
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC 905) crew returned home to Boston, Massachusetts, Thursday, after a 59-day patrol. The crew’s seizure of 440 pounds of cocaine and 1,500 pounds of marijuana is valued at over $10 million and assisted in disrupting transnational crime organizations. “After conducting operations...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew stands aboard the cutter October 28, 2019 in Port Everglades, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez Fort Lauderdale – The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 27,300 pounds of seized cocaine worth an estimated $367 million and 11,000 pounds of seized marijuana worth an estimated $10.1 million at Port Everglades...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 90-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 90-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Spencer, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, returned to Boston Wednesday after a 90-day patrol conducting drug and alien migrant interdiction operations while simultaneously responding to search and rescue efforts in the Caribbean Sea. While patrolling the Caribbean Sea, Spencer responded to a search and rescue case where a pleasure...