Monday, December 9, 2019

header image

Coast Guard Repatriates 26 Migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic on Dec. 9 following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage on Dec. 7 in the Mona Passage, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release.  The interdiction…

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast Returns to Port after 60-Day Patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned to homeport Thursday following a 60-day counter drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, the Coast Guard 13th District said in a Dec. 5 release.  The Steadfast crewmembers steamed over 10,500…

Royal Navy Seeks U.S. Coast Guard Help in Training Ship Crews

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Coast Guard is seeking volunteers to help the U.K. Royal Navy train its engineering Sailors on board the Royal Navy’s ships.  In a Nov. 27 message from Coast Guard headquarters, the service has solicited 11 personnel…

Only U.S. Heavy Icebreaker Departs for Annual Antarctic Operation

SEATTLE — The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departed Nov. 26 for their annual deployment to Antarctica, where the cutter and crew will support Operation Deep Freeze 2020, a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests in Antarctica, the…

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton Returns to Alameda Following 162-Day Patrol

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returned Nov. 22 to their homeport of Alameda following a 162-day deployment to the western Pacific Ocean, Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a release.  The crew departed Alameda on June 13 and has operated under…