A sinking self-propelled semi-submersible vessel was interdicted in the Western Caribbean Sea March 30, 2012 by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive, Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S), and the Honduran Navy. (Source:. U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Stops Caribbean “Drug Sub”

The U.S. Coast Guard has intercepted yet another drug smuggling, self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in the Western Caribbean Sea.


(Source: U.S. Coast Guard)  Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Cypress on scene above a sunken self-propelled semi-submersible vessel as members of the FBI Laboratory's Technical Dive Team, located at Quantico, Va., recover approximately seven tons of cocaine Oct. 19, 2011. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk interdicted the SPSS in the Western Caribbean Sea Sept. 30, 2011, before its crew sank the vessel.

Coast Guard Recovers 7 Tons Of Cocaine From Drug Sub

The U.S. Coast Guard off-loaded seven tons of cocaine, worth nearly $180 million, seized from a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in St. Petersburg on Friday.


CBS4) Coast Guard personnel off load 7.5 tons of cocaine, worth $180 million, after it was confiscated from a drug sub found in the Caribbean.

$180M In “Drug Sub” Cocaine Offloaded In Miami

Fifteen thousand pounds of cocaine, worth more than $180 million, seized from a drug sub in the Caribbean, was offloaded in Miami Tuesday morning.


(Photo Credit: US Coast Guard) Cocaine recovered from a drug sub in the Caribbean.

Drug Sub Busted, $180 Million In Cocaine Aboard

The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered a so-called “narco submarine”, used by Colombian drug cartel members to export cocaine into the United States.