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Coast Guard begins icebreaking operations in the western Great Lakes

Dec 17, 2017 @ 14:33 U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie has commenced Operation Taconite in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of western Lake Superior and the lower St. Marys River. Before ice impedes commercial navigation, icebreakers were assigned to each region. The, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder was assigned to manage the ice breaking ...

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