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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Coast Guard cutter Walnut returns after missions

Advertiser Staff

U.S. Coast Guard cutter Walnut returned today after a two-month patrol involving multiple missions in the Pacific.

The cutter traveled more than 5,000 miles and visited American Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Johnston Island and Samoa.
The missions included servicing navigational aids in American Samoa, post-tsunami rebuilding in Samoa and law enforcement assistance in Tonga.