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Building the National Security Cutter: Commissioning

Building the National Security Cutter: Commissioning

“Together with my shipmates, we’re beginning the most important milestones in the life of a cutter,” said Capt. Doug Fears, Hamilton’s commanding officer and the most senior member of the crew. “The Cutter Hamilton is now officially in active service to execute the most challenging maritime security, law enforcement, and national defense missions.”

Second Caribbean drug sub bust

A Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk boarding team member carries a bale of cocaine interdicted from a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in the Caribbean Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Earlier this summer, Compass featured a story on Coast Guard Cutter Seneca seizing close to $180 million dollars worth of cocaine in the first Coast Guard self-propelled semi-submersible

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