USCG Cutter Douglas Denman Arrives in Alaska

USCG Cutter Douglas Denman Arrives in Alaska

After 36 days and nearly 7,000 miles traveling from Key West, Florida, the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Douglas Denman arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska, on Friday, Aug. 19, according to the USCG. The arrival of Guard’s 49th Fast Response Cutter to the most southeastern city in Alaska culminates a year of administration and training to prepare the crew to take ownership of the cutter, which completed production in 2020. “It’s been a long but extremely rewarding journey to get to this point,” said Chief Petty Officer Hayes Printy, the cutter’s engineering chief. “Seeing the crew’s growth throughout the…
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USCG Cutter Munro Crew Return to Alameda

USCG Cutter Munro Crew Return to Alameda

After 128 days at sea, the crew of U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro returned to its Alameda homeport in mid-July. The crew traveled 20,000 nautical miles for a series of missions in the Pacific Ocean, emphasizing illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing enforcement and bolstering partnerships that fortify maritime sovereignty and security in the region with its support of Operation Blue Pacific and North Pacific Guard, the Coast Guard said. “Munro’s deployment demonstrated the Coast Guard’s unique authorities in the support of (combating) IUU fishing,” said Vice Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson, commander of the USCG’s Pacific Area. “Through Operation Blue Pacific,…
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