Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns to port after 60-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns to port after 60-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast transits under the Astoria-Megler Bridge, located in Astoria, Oregon. Coast Guard file photo courtesy of Cutter Steadfast. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned to homeport Thursday following a 60-day counter drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Steadfast crewmembers steamed over 10,500 miles, conducted over 100 readiness drills,...

El Tiburon Blanco to celebrate 50 years of maritime service

El Tiburon Blanco to celebrate 50 years of maritime service
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast transits under the Astoria-Megler Bridge, located in Astoria, Ore., while displaying “Never Sail Too Far” with their signal flags, Nov. 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast. Astoria, Ore. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to celebrate the cutter’s 50 years of maritime service...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home following counterdrug deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home following counterdrug deployment
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast handles lines during mooring at 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, San Diego, on April 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Simpson) WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home to Astoria, Oregon, after successfully completing a two-and-a-half month counterdrug deployment in the Eastern Pacific, Sunday. Patrolling...

Astoria-based Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns from 59-day patrol in Eastern Pacific

Astoria-based Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns from 59-day patrol in Eastern Pacific
The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, a 210-foot Medium-Endurance Cutter, transits up the Columbia River and under the Astoria-Meglar Bridge as it returns to its homeport in Astoria, Ore., May 11, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew of the local Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home to Astoria Wednesday, after successfully completing a 59-day...

Steadfast crew returns from summer patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home here Tuesday after a successful 41-day multi-mission deployment, patrolling more than 4,000 nautical miles and conducting 22 at-sea boardings of commercial fishing vessels. Enforcing the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Act, as well as federal and state fisheries regulations, the crew terminated one fishing vessel with a...