Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 90-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 90-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Spencer, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, returned to Boston Wednesday after a 90-day patrol conducting drug and alien migrant interdiction operations while simultaneously responding to search and rescue efforts in the Caribbean Sea. While patrolling the Caribbean Sea, Spencer responded to a search and rescue case where a pleasure...

Coast Guard assists Haitian Coast Guard stop illegal migrant voyage

Coast Guard assists Haitian Coast Guard stop illegal migrant voyage
Approximately 70 Haitian migrants on a sail freighter Sunday approximately 26 miles north of Cap Haïtien, Haiti.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard assisted the Haitian Coast Guard stop approximately 70 Haitian migrants Sunday approximately 26 miles north of Cap Haïtien, Haiti. At approximately 1:30 a.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) crew sighted a roughly 40-foot...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo KEY WEST—The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned Wednesday to Key West after a 90-day patrol in support of Operations Southeast Watch and Unified Resolve in the Caribbean Sea in support of alien migrant interdiction operations. The Thetis crew, along with other Coast Guard units, worked alongside the Puerto Rico Joint Forces of Rapid Action...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment
A Jamaica Defence Force coast guard ship and the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard cutter Jaguar depart from Kingston Jamaica behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Sarah Ritchie) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned home Saturday to St. Petersburg following a 71-day deployment. While on deployment, the Resolute...

Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol

Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returned Friday following a one month law enforcement and training patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operations Southern Watch and Yucatan Sentinel. During the patrol, the crew stopped and rescued 113 illegal Haitian migrants with the help of an embarked Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues seven boaters 14 miles west of Anse-Rouge, Haiti

Coast Guard rescues seven boaters 14 miles west of Anse-Rouge, Haiti
MIAMI — A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted seven boaters from a disabled sailing vessel Monday approximately 14 miles west of Anse-Rouge, Haiti. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a request for assistance from the Haitian Coast Guard at 3 p.m. Monday for the sailing vessel Journey which was disabled and adrift with seven people aboard. The watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Cutter Valiant returns following 6-week Operation Southeast Watch

Cutter Valiant returns following 6-week Operation Southeast Watch
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Friday, after completing a six-week deployment to the Florida Straits and Windward Passage in support of Operation Southeast Watch. Under Operation Southeast Watch, the Cutter Valiant’s crew worked alongside interagency and international partners to humanely embark, process and care for 172 Cuban...

Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti

Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting the Haitian Coast Guard in searching for possible Haitian migrants in the water after it’s believed their sail freighter ran aground in Haitian territorial seas Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday evening that 17 deceased bodies washed ashore in Haiti. The Haitian Coast Guard rescued 12 survivors but advised that 19 were still missing. The...