Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock to break ice in Saginaw Bay shipping channel

Great Lakes Coast Guard News
DETROIT – The Coast Guard is scheduled to start ice-breaking operations in the Saginaw Bay area starting Friday, January 4.

The Coast Guard is advising Saginaw area residents that they will be inbound the Saginaw Bay shipping channel to conduct ice breaking operations. The estimated time of arrival for the Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock, a 225-foot Seagoing Buoy Tender homeported in Port Huron, Mich., is between early afternoon and late evening Friday.

Any ice in this area should be considered unsafe and the Coast Guard advises everyone to stay clear.

Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener.

Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener.

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3 Comments

  1. ryan fodo says:

    Just wondering why the hollyhock is coming into saginaw bay.why are they conducting ice breaking operations is ther a ship coming through.thanks for your reply

  2. Matt Obermiller says:

    Will the Cutter be in the Saginaw River or the Bay and to what bouy’s? In the future please give better details. Thank you so much for your service.

  3. john graczyk says:

    why are you coming no ship coming in dont make no sence to me are you going up river so we cant fish whats going on never heard of this thanks fishbait