Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 80-day counter-narcotic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 80-day counter-narcotic patrol
A crew member from Coast Guard Cutter Spencer rescues two sea turtles from entangled fishing gear Monday, Sept. 30, 2018, in the Eastern Pacific Ocean during their 80-day patrol.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned to its homeport of Boston Monday after an 80-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific interdicting drugs, rescuing sea turtles, and saving a mariner...

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man suffering chest pains aboard a 48-foot sailing vessel approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth received Personal Locater Beacon and Emergency Position Indicating...