Coast Guard Cutter Thetis Returns Home

Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned to homeport at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Sunday, following a two-month deployment. Thetis crewmembers set sail from Key West Nov. 28 and spent the first month of their deployment patrolling the Western Caribbean Sea. During this patrol, Thetis crewmembers interdicted two go-fast vessels, each loaded with...

Coast Guard repatriates 6 Cubans to Bahia de Cabanas

Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket file photoMIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish repatriated six Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket interdicted a go-fast vessel with two suspected smugglers and six Cuban migrants aboard approximately 45 miles south of Key West, Fla., Saturday. The two suspected smugglers were transferred...

Coast Guard seizes $48-million worth of cocaine in Western Carribbean

Cutter Thetis file photoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis intercepted a go-fast boat 160 nautical miles off the coast of Colon, Panama, Dec. 17, 2010. The intercepted boat was carrying 62 bales of cocaine weighing 3,400 pounds and worth an estimated wholesale value of $48 million. The cutter Thetis launched a smallboat crew and was assisted by aircraft from the Coast Guard and...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma seizes more than 450 lbs of marijuana

Forty-two packages of marijuana onboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma Dec. 4, 2010. MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted more than 450 pounds of marijuana from a go-fast vessel southwest of Cuba, Dec. 4. A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew spotted the go-fast vessel in international waters off Cuba and provided the location to the crew of the Coast Guard...