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  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter, the USCGC Joseph Napier, was commissioned January 29 in a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cutter Joseph Napier will join the fleet of Coast Guard fast response cutters stationed in San Juan and heighten the Coast Guard’s offshore presence in the Caribbean. Lt. Ryan Newmeyer, commanding officer […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard said it offloaded approximately 4.2 tons of seized cocaine, worth an estimated $125 million at Coast Guard Sector San Juan on Monday. This interdiction is the largest maritime seizure in the Atlantic since 1999 and was the result of ongoing, multi-agency and international law enforcement efforts led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Joseph Napier, the 15th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft Joseph Napier is the 15th vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) became the second fast patrol cutter to be stationed in Hawaii after arriving in Honolulu on Sunday. The 154-foot fast response cutters cutters are designed to patrol coastal regions and feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance equipment, including the ability to launch and […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its second Hawaii-based  Sentinel-class cutter in a March 9 ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu. The commissioning ceremony for USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) was presided over Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. The cutter’s sponsor Stella Gerczak, who is Joseph Gerczak’s sister, was also in attendance […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Research & Development

      Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Laura M. Napier, daughter of Patricia and Dolliver Napier of Mansfield, and a crew of about 370 sailors homepor… (mansfieldnewsjournal) [mappress] Source: mansfieldnewsjournal, July 4, 2011;

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fast response cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) entered US Coast Guard service in a Saturday ceremony at US Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has accepted delivery of the 18th fast response cutter, Joseph Tezanos, in Key West, Florida. USCGC Joseph Tezanos will be the sixth FRC stationed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is scheduled for commissioning in August. The cutter is named after Ensign Joseph Tezanos, who, as a petty officer second class, risked […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

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

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has formally accepted the 26th fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Gerczak, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, November 9. The ship will now head to Honolulu where it will be commissioned and homeported as the station’s second FRC. Sister ship ‘Oliver Berry’ was commissioned in Honolulu in September this year. […]

  • 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.

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 16th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, in Key West, Florida, December 23. The cutter’s commissioning is scheduled for March 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship will be stationed. The 154-foot patrol craft Winslow Griesser is the 16th vessel in the […]

  • 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

  • 12 May 2014
    Industry news

    The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Joseph, Michigan, officially accepted delivery, Thursday, of the station’s first 45-foot response boat and is inviting the public to a free open house on the station’s grounds for an opportunity to meet the crew and see the new boat, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Authorities

    Royal New Zealand Navy tanker HMNZS Endeavour will join a wider defense force effort to help bring fuel around the country by sea and road after the sole supply pipeline of jet fuel in Auckland was punctured by a digger last week, triggering a jet fuel shortage. Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces […]

  • 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.

  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USCGC Midgett, the US Coast Guard’s eighth national security cutter (NSC), got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, shipyard after being delivered to the coast guard early May. The ship is headed for Honolulu, Hawaii, where it will be stationed along with the seventh NSC, Kimball, and fast response cutters (FRCs) Joseph Gerczak […]

  • 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.

  • 8 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) is set to commission its 36th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), Daniel Tarr, later this week. The commissioning ceremony for the newbuild will be held in Galveston, Texas, on January 10. The ship was delivered to the coast guard by Bollinger Shipyards in Florida in November 2019. The Coast Guard […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities

    Three US Coast Guard cutter crews officially changed commands Thursday during a ceremony in Portsmouth at Sector Hampton Roads. The crews of Coast Guard Cutters Shearwater, Sea Horse and Cochito, 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boats homeported in Hampton Roads, bid farewell to departing officers-in-charge and welcomed aboard the incoming, during the unique, triple change-of-command ceremony. Master […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]