Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport after 65-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport after 65-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo by Chief Petty Officer Bill Mesta KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) and crew returned to Key West, Thursday, after a 65-day Caribbean Sea patrol in support of Coast Guard 7th District. The cutter Thetis worked with Coast Guard Cutters Spencer (WMEC-905), Resolute (WMEC-620), Raymond Evans (WPC-1110), Kathleen Moore (WPC-110), Richard Etheridge...

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard offloads $338 million of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads $338 million of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guardsmen assemble before preparing bails of cocaine to be offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2020.(Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded nearly 20,000 pounds of cocaine Monday seized from known drug-transit zones of the Eastern Pacific Ocean worth approximately...

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crew in front of more than 18,000 pounds of cocaine prior to Bertholf’s crew offloading the contraband in San Diego, Dec. 18, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) offloaded approximately 18,000 pounds of cocaine Wednesday seized from known drug-transit zones of the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West from drug interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West from drug interdiction patrol
A cocaine smuggling vessel drifts in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean after being intercepted by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis November 16, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned home Thursday to Key West, Florida, after completing a 79-day patrol throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of U.S. Southern...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew stands aboard the cutter October 28, 2019 in Port Everglades, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez Fort Lauderdale – The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 27,300 pounds of seized cocaine worth an estimated $367 million and 11,000 pounds of seized marijuana worth an estimated $10.1 million at Port Everglades...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West after 3 month Africa Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West after 3 month Africa Patrol
Petty Officer 1st Class Joel Gibney hugs his family Thursday, May 23, 2019 as the cutter pulls into Key West, Florida following a three month deployment in support of U.S. Africa Command. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned to their homeport in Key West, Florida, Thursday after a three-month...

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...