Sunday, December 4, 2011

USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910)

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) sails in formation with maritime forces from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Mexico, Peru, U.S. and Uruguay off the coast of Florida during UNITAS Gold. The maritime forces are participating in the 50th iteration of the annual multi-national maritime exercise to increase interoperability among participating navies. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Seth Johnson/Released)

USCGC Sanibel (WPB 1312)

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Sanibel (WPB 1312), a 110-foot Island-class Patrol Boat from Woods Hole, Mass., patrols the Portland Harbor as part of security measures for Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff's visit. Chertoff was at the Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal to address waterway security in and around Portland. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Public Affairs Specialist 3rd Class Luke Pinneo)

USCGC Blue Shark (WPB 87360)

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Blue Shark (WPB 87360) arrives at its new homeport of Everett, Wash., after an extensive three month underway period. Blue Shark consists of 10 coast guard members who left Louisiana in March to make their way around the country to arrive at Naval Station Everett. The vessel will be commissioned this August 2005. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Jacob J. Kirk)