Hawaii-based Coast Guard cutter returns home

HONOLULU (AP) - The Honolulu-based Coast Guard cutter Jarvis has returned home.

After three months at sea that took the 378-foot-long high-endurance vessel 5,000 miles, the Jarvis returned to its Sand Island berth on Monday.

During its journey, the cutter supported the United Nations moratorium on illegal high seas driftnet fishing and participated in the multilateral North Pacific Guard event hosted by the Russian Border Guard in Vladivostok, Russia.

Later, two officers from the Chinese Fisheries Law Enforcement Command boarded the Jarvis for driftnet fishing patrols.

The Jarvis crew also volunteered at an orphanage and a children's cancer hospital.

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