Courtesy of U.S. COAST GUARD
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro crew members stand in formation on the back of the cutter on July 24, the cutter’s hull day, which correlates with its hull number, 724 (top). The Douglas Munro and Coast Guard Cutter Munro patrol near the Hawaiian Islands on Aug. 29 (left). The Douglas Munro returned of Sept. 24 to its homeport in Kodiak following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery regulations. Beginning just south of the Aleutian Islands, the Douglas Munro crew spent 59 days enforcing fisheries regulations while traveling 12,500 miles throughout the Pacific Ocean.