wow that some thread drift - USCG boarding rights to Vietnam allies.
BTW not many people know that some UK servicemen were actively engaged in Vietnam. These were normally on exchange posting
and included SF and Navy
Getting back to USCG. Some of the islands in the caribbean
have given permission for US/UK to carry out the policing of their territorial waters "in support" of that islands forces.
UK warship very recently made a very major cocaine bust in the caribbean