Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing sailor following a search in an area off Point Conception.

Coast Guard continues search for passenger of unmanned vessel

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard continues its search for a passenger missing from an unmanned sailboat approximately 70 miles northwest of Point Conception.

Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter to arrive at Alameda

ALAMEDA, Calif. –The Coast Guard’s newest cutter is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.

Coast Guard Announces A Successful Year of Drug Seizures

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen at a gathering with officials from CBP, FBI, JIATF-S, U.S. Attorney’s Office, announced today another successful year for drug seizures at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater.

Coast Guard cutter departs for first fisheries patrol

SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf will depart Seattle after participating in the 60th Annual Seafair Fleet Week to conduct its first fisheries enforcement patrol.

Video – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf intercepts drug smugglers

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN – Two suspected drug smuggling boats were pursued and interdicted simultaneously July 8, 2009, 80 miles off the coast of Guatemala, during the first drug interdiction for Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, the first commissioned National Security Cutter.

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf breaks up major cocaine smuggling operation

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf seized two suspected drug smuggling boats, detained four suspected smugglers and recovered a bale of cocaine as evidence after disrupting a major drug smuggling operation in international waters some 80 miles off the coast of Guatemala late Wednesday night.

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf conducts successful missile decoy testing

PACIFIC OCEAN – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, homeported in Alameda, Calif., conducted a structural test fire of its Decoy Launching System at the Pacific Missile Range SoCal OPAREA here June 9, 2009.

Coast Guard formally accepts National Security Cutter Bertholf

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard took final acceptance of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, the first of the Legend class National Security Cutter fleet, at the cutter’s homeport of Alameda, Calif., Friday.