Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $220 million in drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $220 million in drugs in San Diego
Bails of seized cocaine sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) before being offloaded in San Diego, Wednesday. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego, Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated $220 million, were seized in the international...

Coast Guard crew tows New Bedford fishing vessel 5 days, 160 miles

Coast Guard crew tows New Bedford fishing vessel 5 days, 160 miles
Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma conduct a tow of fishing vessel Fearless 164NM east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, December 9, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Noel) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma safely towed a disabled fishing vessel located 160 nautical miles East of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Friday. Tahoma received a report at 10:26 p.m....

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions
As part of Operation Nanook, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) boat-crew participates in a search and rescue exercise with the HDMS Triton, a Royal Danish navy vessel, Aug. 17, 2020, off Greenland. Operation Argus, part of Nanook, focused on search and rescue interoperability, highlights the importance of cooperation between international partners. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kate Kilroy/Released) KITTERY,...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 20,000 pounds of illegal drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 20,000 pounds of illegal drugs
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew offloads more than 18,700 pounds of cocaine, nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana and 15 gallons of liquefied cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) MIAMI—The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew offloaded more than 18,700 pounds of cocaine, nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana and 15 gallons of liquefied...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma worked with an armed helicopter interdiction tactical squadron during a counter-drug patrol Feb. 1, 2020 in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan L. Noel) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to Kittery, Maine, Thursday after a 70-day counter-drug patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Tahoma’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloads more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloads more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) crew offloaded more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine Friday at Coast Guard Sector Miami. The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, including contraband seized and recovered in more than five interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by U.S. Coast Guard cutters: The...

Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 20 of 24 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday just off Samana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately five nautical miles west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Four men among the interdicted migrants are facing federal...

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 Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol
Multiple Haitian migrants sit on the deck of a freighter during an interdiction conducted Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018 by the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma. US Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned home Friday to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME after a 90-day patrol conducting humanitarian and law enforcement operations in the...