Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Coast Guard’s Only Heavy Icebreaker Arrives in Antarctica

MCMURDO STATION, Antarctica — The 159 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived Jan. 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a Jan….

Coast Guard to Commission Fast-Response Cutter Daniel Tarr

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Coast Guard will commission the fast-response cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas, on Jan. 10, according to the Coast Guard’s 8th District.   The Daniel Tarr is the 36th FRC delivered to the Coast Guard by Bollinger Shipyards. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, Coast…

Coast Guard Interdicts 9 Cuban Migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek on Jan. 2, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification via radio of a migrant…

Coast Guard Cutter Crew Offloads 18,000 Pounds of Cocaine in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf offloaded about 18,000 pounds of cocaine on Dec. 18 seized from known drug-transit zones of the eastern Pacific Ocean worth approximately $312 million.  The interdictions were made between mid-October and early December by…

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…