USCGC Munro Returns From Deployment

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned to Alameda July 10th following a 128-day, 20,000-nautical-mile deployment. Munro departed Alameda in early March for a multi-mission deployment to the South and North Pacific Ocean. The deployment aimed to counter illegal, unreported, and unregulated, (IUU) fishing and strengthen relationships to enhance maritime sovereignty and security throughout the region. Munro’s crew supported…

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USCGC Stratton Visits Fiji to Combat IUU Fishing

U.S. Embassy Suva welcomed the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) to the Port of Suva with a press conference featuring the Stratton’s commanding officer Captain Stephen Adler, Embassy Charge d’affaires (CDA) Tony Greubel, and Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Defense Manasa Lesuma. The Stratton’s visit highlights the U.S. Coast Guard’s partnership with Fiji and their combined effort to…

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Operation North Pacific Guard 2020

October 7, 2020 – U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro recently completed a nearly two-month patrol, traveling 12,500 miles throughout the North Pacific Ocean, supporting Operation North Pacific Guard, an annual high seas U.S. fisheries international law enforcement operation designed to detect and deter illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Supported by a multi-lateral intelligence effort to detect suspicious vessels…

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USCGC Bertholf Joint Galapagos Patrol with Ecuadorian Coast Guard

September 3, 2020 – In coordination with the Ecuadorian Coast Guard, USCGC Bertholf (WMSL 750) recently completed a joint patrol to detect and deter potential Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands. From Aug. 25-29, Bertholf patrolled over 3,000 square nautical miles of Ecuadorian and international waters and conducted joint operations with the Ecuadorian…

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