Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane patrols the waters in the Carribean Sea. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo)
Updated: Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012, 1:33 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012, 1:33 PM EST
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned to Portsmouth Wednesday after a 44-day patrol in the Caribbean.
According to the Coast Guard, the crew of the Harriet Lane served on the Cutter League during the patrol before their cutter was placed in drylock.
The crew performed the following while on patrol:
“The Coast Guard Cutter Legare and Harriet Lane, along with the service's other medium endurance cutters, are slated to be replaced by a new fleet of Offshore Patrol Cutters that will have the endurance to operate more than 50 miles offshore to carry out the Coast Guard's maritime security and safety missions,” the Coast Guard said.
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