The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance is leaving Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for the last time.
Cutters and Patrol Boats
One of the detainees was mildly ill, including fever and a sore throat and was treated onboard.
The cutter has been homeported in Wilmington for more than 25 years. It is moving to Pensacola.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence will be making its exit from Wilmington much quicker than originally expected.
What they found on the boat amounted to about $1 million worth of marijuana, the Coast Guard said.
According to the Facebook post, crews locate the buoy by dragging a grapple across the lakebed until the line tightens.
The cutter Alder began clearing the channels Tuesday for the upcoming shipping season.
The Coast Guard took delivery of the new cutter this month in Key West, Florida.
Two busts in the Caribbean late last month seized a total of $46.2 million in cocaine, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
The court-martial is expected to take place in 2020.