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...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis provide medical attention people rescued from the water approximately 32 miles southeast of Key West, Florida, July 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people, nine males and four females, from the water after their vessel capsized, Tuesday,...

Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following a 47-day patrol

Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following a 47-day patrol
A Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter is aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis during a patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, June 12, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis, a 270-foot Famous-class cutter, and crew returned to Key West, Saturday, following a 47-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific...

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returned to Key West, Thursday, after a 65-day Caribbean Sea patrol in support of Coast Guard 7th District. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew returned home to Key West, Thursday, after a 43-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea. The crew interdicted three drug vessels and seized close to 6,000 pounds of cocaine with a street...

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ law enforcement crew interdicts a low profile go-fast vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Oct. 3, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew returned home Friday to Key West, after completing a 42-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew interdicted more than 4,500 pounds of illicit narcotics bound for the...

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...