USCGC Joseph Gerczak conducts patrol to increase maritime presence in Pacific

HONOLULU — The USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted a port call in Honolulu after completing the first stage of their expeditionary patrol in the Pacific to curtail illegal fishing and strengthen maritime law enforcement self-sufficiency with Kiribati partners. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak traveled from Dec. 28, 2020, to Jan. Leer másUSCGC Joseph Gerczak conducts patrol to increase maritime presence in Pacific[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast crew offloads more than $67 million of cocaine in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) offloaded approximately 3,905 pounds of suspected cocaine in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $67 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean and represent two suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Steadfast crew offloads more than $67 million of cocaine in San Diego[…]

Coast Guard, USCGC John McCormick, rescue 2 from grounded​ vessel in Neka Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, USCGC John McCormick crew, rescue two people, Tuesday from a grounded vessel, the fishing Reluctant, in Neka Bay, south of Hoonah. The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick arrived on scene at approximately 8:34 a.m.​ and launched a small boat crew who rescued the operator and a crew member from Leer másCoast Guard, USCGC John McCormick, rescue 2 from grounded​ vessel in Neka Bay[…]

Coast Guard crew to offload more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana worth $390 million in San Diego

SAN DIEGO —​ The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) is scheduled to offload more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Friday. The cocaine, worth an estimated $390 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents 13 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions Leer másCoast Guard crew to offload more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana worth $390 million in San Diego[…]

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department crews are in search for a missing spearfisher the Saturday off Paia, Maui, Hawaii. Missing is Scot Williams, a 53-years-old male last seen wearing dark board shorts.​ Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600. At 10 p.m., Leer másCoast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) returns home after 40-day Western Caribbean counter-drug patrol

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) crew returns home to Cape Canaveral,​ Wednesday,​ following a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Western Caribbean. During their patrol, the Vigilant’s crew participated in a four-day multi-national counter narcotics joint operation with the Armed Forces of Honduras and later worked with the Colombian Navy in the interdictions Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) returns home after 40-day Western Caribbean counter-drug patrol[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol

JACKSONVILLE— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621)​ returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Monday after completing a 9-week patrol conducting operations in the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba in support of Coast Guard 7 th District and Operation Southeast Watch.​ Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 11,000 nautical miles in the Caribbean, working closely Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol[…]

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