The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, a 270-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Wilmington, N.C., conducts a patrol in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen

Blue moon brings blue lights

Written¬†by Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Saunders The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, a 210-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Wilmington, N.C., conducted nighttime boardings of pelagic longline vessels during the weekend of August 31st, the first blue moon since […]


Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, USS Battleship North Carolina exchange teakwood

Post and photo by Ensign Andrew Price. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, homeported in Wilmington, N.C., welcomed retired Navy Capt. Terry A. Bragg, executive director of the USS Battleship North Carolina Memorial, aboard for a teakwood-dedication ceremony […]