Published: Oct 28, 2011 7:30 PM EDT

St. PETERSBURG, Fla.- Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Cypress offloaded seven tons of cocaine, valued at nearly $180 million.

The cocaine was seized from a self-propelled semi-submersible (SPSS) and offloaded at the Coast Guard Sector in St. Petersburg on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 12 p.m.