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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…

Coast Guard, Border Patrol, Dominican Navy Interdict 52 Migrants

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Dominican Republic navy air and surface units interdicted 52 migrants aboard a makeshift vessel during an illegal voyage on Nov. 13 in the Mona Passage, according to the Coast Guard 7th District.  The group…