Russian, US Cutters Visit Kodiak Base

Photo and Story by Jacob Resneck, KMXT – Kodiak

Flagship cutters from the U.S. and Russian coast guards are in Kodiak this week as the two nations meet to strengthen cooperation in enforcing in each other’s fishing grounds in the Bering Sea. The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Bertholf is in port preparing for its first patrol in the North Pacific. Moored alongside is its Russian counterpart, the cutter Vorovsky which arrived from Russia on Sunday.

Photo by Jacob Resneck, KMXT – Kodiak: The Russian Coast Guard cutter Vorovsky being escorted into Women’s Bay on Sunday by the M/V Brian T.

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