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  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned from a Caribbean Sea patrol after seizing $2.2 million worth of marijuana and some 375 kilograms of suspected cocaine. USCGC Diligence returned to Wilmington on Wednesday after spending 65 days on patrol. The cutter’s crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington on March 2, following a 46-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, the crew aboard the Diligence was diverted to conduct a search and rescue mission of four Italian sailors aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel Algeria, which became disabled off the Coast of […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Coast Guard cutter Diligence returned home to Coast Guard station Wilmington on Tuesday after intercepting nearly 2,500 kilograms of cocaine during a 62-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Diligence crew patrolled in support of the Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South in the Eastern Pacific. Law enforcement personnel from Diligence interdicted three high-speed vessels […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded over a ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale on May 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a chase approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities

    After several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized more than 13 tons of cocaine, the crew of USCGC Midgett offloaded the contraband at Naval Base San Diego on February 16. The cocaine was seized in international waters off the coast of Central and South America by crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Sherman, Tahoma, Midgett, Diligence and […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    New hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush mastered the art of berthing next to a support ship during trials with RFA Diligence in the safe waters of her home base.Ambush spent two days next to Diligence in Gare Loch in a manoeuvre known as ‘rafting up’ – vital for sustaining submarine operations around the globe. With gathering […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to their homeport in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Saturday, following a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During their patrol, the Diligence crew conducted search and rescue operations off the west coast of Cuba and conducted drug interdiction operations in the vicinity of Columbia and […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is scheduled to return to its homeport in Wilmington today, Thursday, following a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During this patrol, Diligence performed a diverse range of Coast Guard missions throughout the Western and Southern Caribbean which included search and rescue operations off the coast of Honduras, and […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Matt Carter took command of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence during a change of command ceremony Thursday in Wilmington. Carter relieved Capt. Jeffrey Randall as the commanding officer of the Cutter. Carter reports from the Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas, in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as the unit’s executive officer. Following […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Bollinger delivers first of three USCG Fast Response Cutters to be home-ported in Guam

  • 6 July 2020
    Vessels

    The US Coast Guard cutter Reliance crew will today depart on patrol from the Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and return in August to its new homeport of Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities

    United States Coast Guard  held a ceremony marking the final departure of USCG Cutter Long Island from Valdez, Alaska. The ceremony was held on April 29. USCGC Long Island will be officially decommissioned in Baltimore, Md., after serving in Alaska since 2003. [mappress mapid=”15842″] Naval Today Staff, Image: USCG

  • 14 July 2016
    Authorities

    The crew of the Virginia Beach – based Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returned from a 55-day deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than 1,200 pounds (544 kg) of cocaine, the Coast Guard said. Within a few days of leaving Virginia Beach, Vigorous interdicted a sailing vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, seizing more […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) held a commissioning ceremony for the cutter Edgar Culbertson (WPC 1137), the service’s 37th fast response cutter (FRC), at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, on 11 June.

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) cutter Seneca returned on September 25 to her homeport of Boston following a 50-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Seneca crewmembers and a tactical law enforcement detachment team conducted multiple interdictions while patrolling international waters off the coast of Central America and South America in support of the […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On July 15, 2020, the US Coast Guard (USCG) held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller (WPC-1138), the service’s 38th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas.

  • 15 April 2014

    Crewmembers from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Legare are going to offload approximately 3,300 kilograms of cocaine today at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach.   The cocaine haul is a result of two separate drug interdictions and has an estimated wholesale value of $110 million. USCGC Legare (WMEC-912) is a United States Coast […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard is scheduled to commission today the first California-based 154-foot fast response cutter at Catalina Express Terminal in San Pedro. The Forrest Rednour (WPC-1129) is the first of four Sentinel-Class fast response cutters (FRC) to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. In June this year, Bollinger Shipyards delivered the newbuilding to the […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the US Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay for drydock availability.   For the next three months, the 50-year-old medium endurance cutter will undergo critical maintenance work to ensure the cutter and its crew are able to accomplish their safety, security and stewardship missions. “Diligence is entering her […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Nigerian Navy has recently expanded its fleet of warships with a former United States Coast Guard cutter. The vessel NNS Okpabana, once named USCGC Gallatin, entered Nigerian waters on January 2 for its formal reception in Lagos. Prior to joining the Navy’s fleet, the vessel underwent a $8.5 million refurbishment. According to defenceWeb, NNS Okpabana is the second […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Sherman waved goodbye to San Diego for the final time as it sailed to its new home port on Friday, January 16, 2015. The cutter, along with its crew, will now be stationed in Hawaii. Sherman and crew will transfer to Honolulu and take the Coast Guard Cutter Rush’s duties, as Rush is scheduled to […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities

    During its recent transit to the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washinton, the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz was escorted by the US coast guard. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish, as well as the Navy crews, kept their eyes wide open while navigating through the foggy Puget Sound waterways on Jan. 13, 2015. […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Coast Guard cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned on September 4 to her homeport in Alameda following a nearly 90-day deployment to the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. There, Bertholf crewmembers participated in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018 which is said to be the world’s largest multi-national naval exercise. Twenty-five nations, forty-six ships, five submarines, […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has participated with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard (USCG) in several tests and evaluations of two National Security Cutters (NSC) to assess their operational capability. The cutters in question are USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and USCGC James (WMSL 754). “In a […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Two British naval vessels, RFA Diligence and HMS Montrose, have proven that heavy duty engineering work can be done at sea, anywhere in the world. HMS Montrose and RFA Diligence joined forces for the finale of a large scale exercise named OMAR 13 (Operational Maintenance and Repair) in which HMS Montrose assumed the role of […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    San Pedro-based fast response cutter (FRC) returned to its homeport on December 8 following a two-week patrol that included the ship’s first drug bust, the US Coast Guard said.  The crew of the recently commissioned FRC Forrest Rednour interdicted approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana from a suspected smuggling vessel on November 28 in international waters, […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities

    Ships participating in the 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY) departed Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Bronx, May 30, marking the end of this year’s event. In addition to five navy ships, Coast Guard cutters USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and HMCS Glace Bay (MM 701) also departed the area. Throughout the week-long event, nearly 3,700 sailors, […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Whitehorse, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy, assisted with the interception of more than 5200 kg of cocaine in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Costa Rica as part of Operation CARIBBE in early March. Interdictions of multi-ton loads of drugs […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to Astoria Sunday following a 61-day counter narcotics patrol off the coast of Central and South America. The crew of the 46-year old ship interdicted two suspected smuggling vessels stopping an estimated 2,300 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $28 million. USCGC Alert’s crew also improved […]