Rear Adm. Richard T. Gromlich (left), commander of the Coast Guard 13th District, congratulates the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, an 87-foot patrol boat home-ported in Bellingham, Wash., on their successful interdiction of nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana off the coast of Southern California during a counter-narcotics patrol, Sept. 5, 2014. The crew worked jointly with Customs and Border Protection and the Mexican navy to detect, intercept and detain suspected smugglers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Garrett Meyer)

Bellingham based Coast Guard Cutter returns from patrol off Baja, significant drug bust

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, homeported in Bellingham, returned Sept. 1, 2014, after a Pacific patrol to support counter drug operations off Southern California. Read more about their successful patrol!