Coast Guard’s largest icebreaker commences third of four science missions

ARCTIC OCEAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy have embarked on their third science mission of the 2011 season following a port call in Dutch Harbor Sept. 28 to resupply. On this mission the science team will deploy several types of hydrographic moorings and recover hydrographic moorings deployed on earlier missions. During the second mission, Healy and the Canadian coast guard ship Louis...

Cutter Healy Begins Arctic West Summer 2010 Mission

SEATTLE – The nation’s largest ice breaker, Coast Guard Cutter Healy, departed Pier 36 in Seattle Sunday to begin the Arctic West Summer 2010 (AWS10) mission.