Cutter Tahoma returns to new homeport after 66-day patrol

Cutter Tahoma returns to new homeport after 66-day patrol
U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Tahoma (WMEC 908) and Campbell (WMEC 909) sit moored at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, August 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Carter) Newport, R.I. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) returned to their new homeport Sept. 19, 2022 after a 66-day patrol in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. During the...

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Teichert PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 60-year-old man Sunday from a vessel nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from the 31-foot pleasure craft, Reely, stating a 60-year-old man fell aboard the vessel and reportedly...

Coast Guard repatriates 60 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 60 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a makeshift vessel about 25 miles south of Islamorada, Florida, Sept. 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Station Islamorada) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark’s crew repatriated 60 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following eight interdictions off Florida’s coast. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 law enforcement aircrew...

Coast Guard repatriates 163 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 163 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Charles David Jr. and William Trump’s crews repatriated 163 Cubans to Cuba, Sunday, following several interdictions off Florida’s coast. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Wednesday, at approximately 3 a.m.,...

Coast Guard holds change-of-homeport ceremony

Coast Guard holds change-of-homeport ceremony
U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Tahoma (WMEC 908) and Campbell (WMEC 909) sit moored at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, August 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Carter) NEWPORT, R.I. — The Coast Guard held a joint change-of-homeport ceremony for Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) and Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) Friday at Naval Station Newport, Rhode...

Coast Guard to welcome cutters Campbell and Tahoma to Rhode Island

Coast Guard to welcome cutters Campbell and Tahoma to Rhode Island
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a ceremony welcoming the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) and the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) to their new homeport at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, August 19, 2022. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Linda Fagan, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside...

Coast Guard repatriates 188 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 188 people to Haiti
A small boat from Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma ferries Haitians from the ship to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, March 22, 2022. 188 Haitians were repatriated following an interdiction on March 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew repatriated 188 people to Haiti, Tuesday, following an interdiction approximately 20 miles off Cap...

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians
41 migrants aboard a sailing vessel is interdicted by Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew approximately 60 miles east of Punta De Maisi, Cuba, March 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew repatriated 84 Haitians to Haitian authorities, Tuesday, following two interdictions of undocumented migrants. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders...

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...