Monday, September 16, 2019

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Coast Guard Interdicts 146 Haitian Migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 146 Haitian migrants Aug. 11 about 69 miles north of Isla De Tortue, Haiti, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) interdicted…

Bollinger Delivers 35th FRC to Coast Guard

LOCKPORT, La. — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Angela McShan, the 35th fast-response cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard, the company said in an Aug 2 release. The Coast Guard took delivery on Aug….

FRC Demonstrates Long-Range Transit to American Samoa

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) arrived in the Port of Pago Pago on Aug. 3, completing a nine-day transit from Hawaii that demonstrated the long-range capabilities of the fast-response cutter. The…

Coast Guard Interdicts 4 Migrants, 2 Suspected Smugglers

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard interdicted the 37-foot pleasure craft, Bada Bing, with three Brazilian migrants, one Jamaican migrant and two suspected smugglers on July 30 about 30 miles east of Hollywood, Florida, the Coast Guard 7th District said…

Oregon-Based Cutter Back Home After $311 Million Cocaine Seizure

ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-632) returned home July 30 following a 56-day counternarcotic patrol to the eastern Pacific Ocean, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a release. The crew interdicted five suspected…