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Coast Guard cutter returns from Caribbean patrol

Aug. 19, 2013 - 01:04PM   |  
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PORTSMOUTH, VA. — The Coast Guard Cutter Legare is back in Portsmouth following an eight-week patrol of the Caribbean Sea.

During a patrol near Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard said, the Legare’s crew seized 2,500 pounds of cocaine worth more than $35 million after stopping a vessel.

The Coast Guard said Monday that the Legare’s crew also participated in training operations, including practicing coordinated ship, helicopter and cutter small boat operations.

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