Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Portsmouth after historic 50-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returns home to Portsmouth after historic 50-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Portsmouth on Sep. 7, 2021, following a historic 50-day patrol in support of Operation Nanook in the Arctic region and the Labrador Sea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Portsmouth on Tuesday following a historic 50-day patrol in support of Operation...

Coast Guard completes Operation Nanook 2021

Coast Guard completes Operation Nanook 2021
USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC 1127) navigates in the Davis Strait on Aug. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Richard Snyder) NUUK, Greenland — Strengthening partnerships and testing interoperability, the USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) and USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC 1127) participated in Operation Nanook in early to mid-August. Operation Nanook is the Canadian Armed Forces’ signature Arctic operation,...

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions
As part of Operation Nanook, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) boat-crew participates in a search and rescue exercise with the HDMS Triton, a Royal Danish navy vessel, Aug. 17, 2020, off Greenland. Operation Argus, part of Nanook, focused on search and rescue interoperability, highlights the importance of cooperation between international partners. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kate Kilroy/Released) KITTERY,...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is scheduled to return home after a 53-day Arctic patrol, Sunday at 9 a.m. The Patrol was in part of Operation Nanook, a patrol designed to enhance interoperability with international forces and to provide the experience of working and responding to incidents in the harsh Arctic environment. During patrol, the Juniper conducted...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is deploying to the Arctic today to conduct maritime safety and security exchanges with the Canadian navy and coast guard along with elements of the Danish navy. During the deployment, Juniper will participate in various elements of Operation Nanook. The operation is in the northernmost region of the high Arctic in the vicinity of Baffin...

Coast Guard Cutter Willow deploys to Arctic region for joint operation

BOSTON – The Newport, R.I., based Coast Guard Cutter Willow is deploying to the Arctic Aug. 4-15 to conduct maritime safety and security exchanges with the Canadian Navy and Coast Guard along with elements of the Royal Danish Navy. During the deployment, Willow and a team of Coast Guard divers will participate in various elements of Operation Nanook. The operation is in the northernmost region of...