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  • 20 August 2015

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle sailed into Portsmouth, VA, Wednesday on its yearly tour of ports. The Eagle will be available for free public tours today, Thursday, moored across from Portsmouth City Hall. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Senate has approved $655 million dedicated to the design and construction of a new heavy polar security cutter in an appropriations package last week. Also included in the funding are $20 million to acquire long lead-time materials for a second polar security cutter, and $400 million for offshore patrol cutters and $340 million for fast response […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

      Article by: Peter Ong The United States Coast Guard’s only heavy operational Polar-class icebreaker, Polar Star, completed its annual scheduled refit at Mare Island, Vallejo, California, in a maintenance period riddled with challenges. The forty-two year old ship returned from Operation Deep Freeze 2018, a voyage to resupply the McMurdo Antarctic research center on […]

  • 5 October 2018

    US Coast Guard’s national security cutter USCGC Strato returned home after a deployment in which operations spanned from the Arctic Ocean to the coasts of South America. Stratton’s crew began their deployment in the Arctic Ocean in support of Coast Guard District Seventeen and operation Arctic Shield. Deploying with a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and an […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Department of Homeland Security on February 21 granted the US Coast Guard an approval to proceed to the next step of its polar icebreaker program. The department’s approval allows the integrated program office, which includes Navy and Coast Guard personnel, to proceed with a planned release of a request for proposal (RFP) for […]

  • 15 November 2017

    US Coast Guard cutter Spencer has offloaded some 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin in Port Everglades, Florida, on Tuesday. The offloaded drugs were seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean and are worth an estimated $300 million wholesale, according to the US Coast Guard. The interdictions were made by multiple US […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will be participating in New York Fleet Week, May 23-25. Fleet Week New York 2012 is an annual event that provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, after completing the first half of the Atlantic (LANT) phase of UNITAS 52 with ships from Brazil and Mexico, April 26. Guided-missile destroyer Nitze (DDG 94), guided-missile frigates USS Thach (FFG 43), and USS BOONE (FFG 28), and USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) […]