Working with the Colombian navy and air force, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard forces aboard USS Ingraham (FFG 61) captured a semi-submersible vessel recently packed with $107 million worth of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific. U.S. Navy officials tout the seizure of such a vessel – classified as a Self-Propelled Semi-Submersible – as a "significant feat for U.S. and multinational forces that conduct year-round counter illicit trafficking operations in the waters off Latin America ...

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