The Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) weighs anchor near the Statue of Liberty in New York City, New York, March 17, 2024. In support of Operation Atlantic Venture, Legare steamed more than 6,300 nautical miles, patrolling the coast of New England, New York and near the Gulf of Maine, to conduct maritime safety missions, while bolstering the safety and sustainability of the marine ecosystem through enforcement of Living Marine Resources regulations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Legare)

Photo by: Lt. j.g. Tyric Burge |  VIRIN: 240317-G-VV664-9252.JPG