USCGC Stone Returns from Patrol

USCGC Stone (WMSL 758) returned to their homeport in Charleston following a 61-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, the U.S. Coast Guard’s Joint Interagency Task Force South, and the U.S. Coast Guard Eleventh District. Stone’s crew successfully interdicted two suspected drug smuggling vessels, recovering approximately 2,246 pounds…

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USCGC James Returns From 82-day Eastern Pacific Patrol

The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL- 754) returned to Charleston August 13th following an 82-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The James crew offloaded nearly 51,000 pounds of cocaine and marijuana worth an estimated $1.4 billion, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2021, at Port Everglades, Florida. Working alongside other Coast Guard cutters, U.S. Navy ships and international allies, the James…

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Eventful Drug Patrol for USS Freedom

April 8, 2021 – The joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team seized over 1,500 kilograms of cocaine while operating in U.S. Third Fleet waters, April 7. Littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), with embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 107, conducted the seizure off the coast of Mexico in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South‘s counter-illicit…

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