Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns homeport Kodiak following a 2-month-long international fisheries enforcement patrol

KODIAK, Alaska –​ The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returns homeport Kodiak following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery regulations, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. NPG is an annual high seas U.S. fisheries international law enforcement operation designed to detect and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns homeport Kodiak following a 2-month-long international fisheries enforcement patrol[…]

Coast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard assisted a 77-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, Wednesday. This operation marks the first USCG mission with the MH-65E Dolphin, Echo series, upgrade. The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, This operation marks the first MH-65E Dolphin mission Sector/Air Station Houston-Galveston Leer másCoast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a man in a grounded vessel Saturday in Hood Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed nearby the beached vessel, transferred a pump to keep up with the flooding, and assisted the owner secure Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– The Coast Guard rescue a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg.​ Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 8:56 a.m., for the commercial fishing vessel, Jenny Lynn, homeported in Fort Myers. Leer másCoast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg[…]

Coast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman

WASHINGTON —​ The U.S. Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of the cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman. Friedman was a pioneering code-breaker for the Coast Guard during the Prohibition Era and World War II, serving within the Coast Guard Cryptanalytic Unit-387. She has been dubbed “America’s first female cryptanalyst” and Leer másCoast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman[…]

El USCG y la Armada de Colombia incautan 7.5 toneladas de cocaína en el mar Caribe

MIAMI— El USCG y otras agencias colaboradoras decomisaron aproximadamente 1.500 paquetes que, al ser examinados, dieron positivo para cocaína en una embarcación de 72-pies (21 metros) a 46 millas náuticas al noreste de Panamá el 8 de junio. Los exámenes de laboratorio continúan, pero se estima que tiene un valor de $286 millones. La tripulación Leer másEl USCG y la Armada de Colombia incautan 7.5 toneladas de cocaína en el mar Caribe[…]

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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