Coast Guard rescues 900-pound leatherback turtle entangled in buoys in Nantucket Harbor
Coast Guardsmen contacted the Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket for guidance on how to free the marine reptile, which had rope attached to the buoys wrapped around her back and fin.
Remains of Spirit of Norfolk towed to shipyard after 5-day blaze consumed the dinner cruise ship
Investigators say the fire seems to have started in the engine room, but the cause still has not been determined.
Coast Guard, military crews respond to fire on cruise ship at Naval Station Norfolk
Fire and military emergency crews were dispatched for a report of a boat fire at Pier 3 at Naval Station Norfolk.
Ingalls christens National Security Cutter Calhoun
WMSL 759 is named in honor of Charles L. Calhoun, the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard.
Coast Guard makes $11 million heroin bust in Gulf of Oman
The cutter USCGC Glen Harris confiscated about 684 pounds of heroin while on patrol as part of Combined Task Force 150.
Coast Guard welcomes new commandant, marking the first time a woman has led a US armed service branch
President Joe Biden on Wednesday presided over the Coast Guard’s change-of-command ceremony that officially made Adm. Linda Fagan the first female officer in charge of an U.S. armed service branch.
Coast Guard investigates ‘foul odor,’ sickness on Carnival Magic cruise ship
The Coast Guard is investigating a “foul odor” and sickness among passengers aboard the Carnival Magic cruise ship.
Space launches vs. cruise lines: Coast Guard concludes investigation into Royal Caribbean ship
One of the world’s largest cruise ships ran afoul of SpaceX earlier this year when Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas wandered into waters it was supposed to avoid because of a launch attempt.
55 Cuban migrants stopped at sea off the Florida Keys in a week, Coast Guard says
The migrants were stopped at sea in six separate interdictions off the Keys from May 9 through Friday, according to the Coast Guard.
Vice President Kamala Harris tells Coast Guard Academy graduates their importance in ‘unsettled world’
Vice President Kamala Harris delivered the keynote address during the 141st Commencement Exercises of the Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday, congratulating cadets on completing “a remarkable journey.”
First cyber systems majors to graduate from Coast Guard Academy
On Wednesday 22 people will graduate from the Coast Guard Academy with a major in cyber systems, the first new major created since the 1980s.
US Navy ship makes $39 million meth bust in Middle East waters
A Navy destroyer patrolling in the Gulf of Oman this week seized $39 million in methamphetamine from a fishing ship in waters used to smuggle people, weapons and narcotics, U.S. 5th Fleet said Tuesday.
PETA lauds Coast Guard base for vegan options at main dining hall
When the animal rights group learned about the food at a Coast Guard base, it awarded an annual accolade that recognizes “animal-friendly achievements” in commerce and culture.
Coast Guard assists in rescue of missing mariners in Micronesia
The Coast Guard and its partner agencies searched a combined 9,521 miles since Saturday and rescued Tuesday five adults and one child aboard a 19-foot vessel near Etal Atoll in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
US Coast Guard stops a total of 84 Cuban migrants at sea over a 3-day span
The U.S. Coast Guard stopped a total of 84 people from Cuba migrating by sea off the Bahamas and the Florida Keys last week.
As sea crossings by Haitian and Cuban migrants increase, so do US Coast Guard patrols
The white speck appears on the radar screen, bobbing in the surf far below as the waves crash into one another in the deep blue waters of the Florida Straits. A U.S. Coast Guard aviation electronics technician, manning the screen, leans forward for a closer look while cameras from the HC-144 turboprop airplane zero in.
Coast Guard calls off search for man who jumped off cruise ship
The U.S. Coast Guard is suspending its search for a person who was said to have jumped off Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras cruise ship Saturday morning on the way back to Port Canaveral.
82 Haitian and Cuban migrants handed over to Bahamian authorities, Coast Guard says
The Florida Keys-based Coast Guard crew handed over 67 Haitians and 15 Cubans to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force on Friday after they were detained near Anguilla Cay — over 100 miles southwest of Key West — in two separate stops, the Coast Guard told the Herald in a news release.
Cargo ship stuck in Chesapeake Bay for more than a month is free
Ever Forward ran aground in shallow waters after leaving the Baltimore port on March 13. It was freed Sunday morning.