Coast Guard Cutter Thetis Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis Rescues Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Guinea
Coast Guardsmen assigned to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis approach a stranded fishing vessel to render assistance in the Gulf of Guinea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) GULF OF GUINEA — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) conducted a rescue-at-sea of two fishermen, who were presumed dead, approximately 40 miles south of Sierra Leone in the Gulf of Guinea,...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo KEY WEST—The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned Wednesday to Key West after a 90-day patrol in support of Operations Southeast Watch and Unified Resolve in the Caribbean Sea in support of alien migrant interdiction operations. The Thetis crew, along with other Coast Guard units, worked alongside the Puerto Rico Joint Forces of Rapid Action...

Coast Guard seizes $30 million in cocaine, apprehend 3 smugglers

Coast Guard seizes $30 million in cocaine, apprehend 3 smugglers
A go-fast interdicted, with three suspected smugglers and 2,606 pounds of cocaine onboard, by the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos (in the background)  Dec. 11, 2018. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloaded 2,606 pounds of cocaine and transferred custody of three suspected smugglers Friday to U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agents...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) Over the Horizon cutter boat is on scene with a group of 25 Dominican migrants interdicted off Puerto Rico Nov. 29, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol boat in waters just of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic Monday, following the at-sea interdiction of a migrant...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga
With the aid of a spot light Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers located an adrift vessel with six Jamaican people aboard.  MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued six Jamaican Nationals adrift Friday approximately 76 miles south west of Tortuga, Haiti. Rescued were, Garnel Goldson ,30, Rohan Smith, 50, Raymond Foster, 30, Jermaine Brown ,32, Marvin Buchanon ,39, Jermaine Lobiboun ,33, all of them...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew repatriated 86 Haitian migrants Saturday to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. While on routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, located a 40-foot overloaded sail freighter 26 nautical miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba. The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Oct. 30, 2018 following the interdiction by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis of a migrant vessel Oct. 25, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Tuesday following the at-sea interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitian migrants
Eighty-four Haitian migrants on a 42-foot vessel approximately 30 miles southwest of Turks and Caicos Islands, Oct. 28, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew repatriated 84 Haitian migrants Tuesday to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. While on routine patrol the cutter Thetis crew located an overloaded 42-foot migrant vessel dead in the water Sunday approximately...

Cutter Thetis offloads $2 million worth interdicted drugs in Key West

Cutter Thetis offloads $2 million worth interdicted drugs in Key West
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads approximately 2,116 pounds of marijuana after returning to homeport in Key West, Florida, Friday, June 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) KEY WEST, Fla. — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloaded 2,116 pounds of marijuana, Friday in Key West after returning home from an 88-day patrol...