Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home after seven-week patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home after seven-week patrol
BOSTON – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Boston on April 10, after completing a 53-day deployment which included two weeks of training at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., and five weeks of fisheries patrols off the coasts of New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina. The Seneca patrolled the Mid-Atlantic Ocean in support of the Coast Guard Fifth District’s...

Coast Guard, Navy remove buoy from Chic’s Beach, Va.

Coast Guard, Navy remove buoy from Chic's Beach, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Navy removed two buoys from the Chic’s Beach and Oceanview areas of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Tuesday. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Frank Drew worked with Navy sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 2, Beachmaster Unit 2, and Naval Beach Group 2 out of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek to remove two washed-ashore buoys from Chic’s...

Coast Guard and Navy to remove buoys from Chic’s Beach Tuesday morning

Coast Guard and Navy to remove buoys from Chic's Beach Tuesday morning
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Navy are scheduled to remove two buoys from the Chic’s Beach and Oceanview areas of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Tuesday. The buoy removal at Chic’s Beach is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and the removal at Oceanview is scheduled to follow. The buoys washed ashore during recent storms that passed through Hampton Roads. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, Navy to remove buoys from Oceanview, Chick’s Beach shorelines

Coast Guard, Navy to remove buoys from Oceanview, Chick's Beach shorelines
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Navy are scheduled to remove two buoys from the Oceanview and Chick’s Beach areas of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Tuesday. The buoys washed ashore during the recent storms that passed through the Hampton Roads region. Navy assets from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek will tow the buoys off the beach and into the Chesapeake Bay, where a crew aboard...

Coast Guard responds to sailboats in distress amidst foul weather in northeast VA

Coast Guard responds to sailboats in distress amidst foul weather in northeast VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a sailboat taking on water near the mouth of the Great Wicomico River and another sailboat approximately 17 miles northeast of Cape Charles that was disabled and taking on water. Crewmembers aboard the 34-foot sailboat Basta contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m. reporting the boat was...