Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following 56-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following 56-day patrol
A USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) boat crew approaches an overcrowded Cuban vessel at sea, Nov. 13, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Squires) KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) returned to their homeport in Key West, Saturday following a 56-day Caribbean Sea deployment. While underway in the Coast Guard Seventh District’s area of operations...

Coast Guard repatriates 185 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 185 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culberton’s crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of this rustic vessel about 60 miles south of Dry Tortugas, Florida, Nov. 16, 2022. The people were repatriated to Cuba on Nov. 22, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Edgar Culbertson’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Venturous’ crew repatriated 185 Cubans to Matanzas, Cuba, Tuesday, following interdictions...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 77-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 77-day deployment
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) a 270-foot Famous-class cutter, conducts a counter-narcotics patrol in the Caribbean Sea, June 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) crew returned to homeport in Key West, Tuesday, after a 77-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Thetis crew repatriated 88 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien,...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ (WMEC 910) crew offloads more than $99 million in illegal narcotics, June 17, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) MIAMI— U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew offloaded more than $99 million in illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Friday. Coast Guard and partner agency crews seized approximately...

Coast Guard repatriates 88 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 88 people to Haiti
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew interdicts a Haitian sail freighter, April. 6, 2022, approximately 18 miles north of Sagua La Grande, Cuba. (U.S. Coast Guard by Lt. David Allen) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew repatriated 88 people to Haiti Sunday after being interdicted Tuesday approximately 18 miles north of Sagua La Grande, Cuba. An Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment
USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) escorts USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) toward Mindelo, Cabo Verde, on Dec. 28, 2021. Mindelo served as the cutters’ first stop after crossing the Atlantic Ocean before USCGC Glen Harris (WPC 1144), and the Emlen Tunnell continue on to their new homeport in Bahrain. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) KEY WEST, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter...

U.S., Spain, Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea

U.S., Spain, Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea
The crew of the USCGC Thetis and a Royal Moroccan Navy vessel are seen during the joint rescue of migrants in the Atlantic Ocean on Jan. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ade Gills) ATLANTIC OCEAN — On Jan. 5, 2022, the United States, Spain, and Morocco collaborated to rescue 103 migrants 40 nautical miles west of the Moroccan coast. Late Tuesday evening, Spain’s Las...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...