Security Levels

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) check cuprent status

USCGC FARALLON (WPB 1301)

Farallon

Primary mission is law enforcement and search and rescue

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter FARALLON, like the other four patrol boats based in San Juan, performs a variety of Coast Guard missions. A primary focus has been the interdiction of illegal migrants seeking to enter the United States in small, un-seaworthy wooden boats called yolas.  In addition to Alien Migration Interdiction Operations (AMIO), we conduct anti-drug smuggling patrols, fisheries law enforcement patrols, and we are always on qtandby for Search and Rescue (SAR).

Billet Structure:

USCGC FARALLON is commanded by a Lieutenant (LT). The Executive Officer is a Lieutenant, Junior Grade (LTJG). The remainder of the billet structure is similar to other 110-foot patrol boats with Deck and Operations Departments being headed by BM1s, and Engineering by a MKC.  There are a total of 15 enlisted billets and two officer billets.


Contact Information:

Commanding Officer
USCGC FARALLON (WPB-1301)
5 Calle La Puntilla Final
San Juan, PR 00901
Cell: (787) 587-8056
CO E-mail: James.M.Omara@uscg.mil

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Last Modified 12/3/2009