Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Oregon coast
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton tow the disabled 66-foot fishing vessel, Lodestar, approximately 180 miles offshore Coos Bay, Oregon, Sept. 10, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEWPORT, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen from a disabled vessel offshore Oregon Sunday. Watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District command center in Seattle received a report at...

Cutter Stratton returns to Alameda following South Pacific patrol

Cutter Stratton returns to Alameda following South Pacific patrol
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton participates in a exercise with the Australian maritime surveillance aircraft in the South Pacific Ocean, Feb. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Sarah Stegall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to Alameda Saturday after completing an Operation Blue Pacific Patrol in the south Pacific. While underway,...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visits Fiji during Operation Blue Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visits Fiji during Operation Blue Pacific patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton conducts patrols in Fiji’s exclusive economic zone with Fijian law enforcement personnel, February, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Stratton) SUVA, Fiji — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visited Fiji in February after being underway for 50-days in the Pacific combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. During...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton moored in Kodiak, Alaska, May 15, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Stratton personnel ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to their homeport Friday following a combined 105-day deployment to Alaska and their biannual shipboard training off the coast of San Diego. Stratton’s crew, along with an embarked...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton holds change of command ceremony
Capt. Bob Little (left) and Capt. Stephen Adler (right) salute each other during the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton’s change of command ceremony held aboard Stratton while anchored in the San Francisco Bay, May 22, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Elyse Coler. ALAMEDA, Calif. — A change of command ceremony was held aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752), Saturday...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak

Coast Guard suspends search for missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Lt. Brian Dykens JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak, Alaska, Wednesday. Still missing is Andy Teuber from Anchorage, who was reportedly flying a black and white Robinson R66 helicopter. Coast Guard boat and aircrews dedicated over 13 hours of search time and covered approximately 888 square nautical...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home after crewmembers test positive for COVID

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home after crewmembers test positive for COVID
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Lt. Brian Dykens ALAMEDA, Calif — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL-752) returned to its homeport Wednesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda after 11 crew members tested positive for COVID-19 during the deployment. The affected crew members reported mild symptoms and are receiving medical care. The cutter was met by Coast Guard medical staff, who...

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmembers inspect a low-profile semi-submersible in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Aug. 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 94-day counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 94-day counter-drug patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Stratton boarding team searches a suspected smuggling vessel interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, May 31, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to Coast Guard Island Monday after a 94-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Stratton’s deployment began in late March as...