Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau tie-down crewmembers traverse the cutter’s flight deck during flight operations with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii April 24, 2014. Coast Guard cutters conduct patrols with helicopters on board to extend their search and rescue capabilities. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

The High Endurance Life: Tying Down the Bird

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst Cutting a straight course through the rolling swells and steady wind of the Pacific Ocean, the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau is a speck of white in a world of blue. The 378-foot, Honolulu-based […]


Seaman Jose Iracheta, a member of the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau deck department, cleans stacks of plates, bowls and cups after the crew’s lunch while underway in the Pacific Ocean April 28, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

The High Endurance Life: Restaurant at Sea

Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst deployed from the Coast Guard 17th District in Juneau, Alaska, and rode along with the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau during their latest patrol of the North Pacific Ocean. He brings you an inside look at the day-to-day operations of a high endurance cutter crew at sea. We start in the kitchen…or as we know it – the galley.