Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following Arctic deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following Arctic deployment
Family of the crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) embrace after the Stratton returned to homeport on Base Alameda, Calif., Nov. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Upshaw). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) and crew returned to Alameda, Wednesday, following a 97-day, multi-mission deployment to the Arctic Ocean and...

Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard conduct Arctic search and rescue exercise

Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard conduct Arctic search and rescue exercise
The crews of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) and Canadian coast guard ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier conducted a search and rescue exercise near Point Hope, Alaska, Oct. 12, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Stratton. POINT HOPE, Alaska — The crews of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) and Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier conducted a search-and-rescue exercise...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton crew visits Kaktovik during Arctic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton crew visits Kaktovik during Arctic patrol
Members from Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visit Kaktovik, Alaska, Oct. 1, 2022, and participate in a question-and-answer session with approximately 45 community members. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton) KAKTOVIK, Alaska — Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) met with key leaders October 1 in Alaska’s most northeastern tribal community,...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton crew meets with local leaders in Savoonga

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton crew meets with local leaders in Savoonga
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) visited the community of Savoonga on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Sept. 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA2 Melissa McKenzie) SAVOONGA, Alaska — During their current Arctic patrol, crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) met with key leaders in Savoogna, Sept. 22. The meeting took place in the Savoonga town hall with Benjamin...

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...