PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC 906) is scheduled to return to their home port in Portsmouth, Friday, following a 60-day deployment to the Western Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean.
WHO: Capt. James McCormack, Seneca’s commanding officer, and Seneca’s crew
WHAT: Seneca and crew members return home after completing 60-day patrol in the Western Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean.
WHERE: Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, 4000 Coast Guard Blvd., Portsmouth, VA, 23703
WHEN: Friday, 10 a.m., Dec. 22, 2023
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Seneca’s crew patrolled in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South and worked alongside other Coast Guard cutters, Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security units, and international partners to conduct maritime safety and security missions.
Seneca is a 270-foot, Famous-class medium endurance cutter. The cutter’s primary mission areas include homeland security, fisheries law enforcement, counterdrug operations, migrant interdiction, and search and rescue throughout the Western Hemisphere.