U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards Clear Ice Jam on St. Clair River

CLEVELAND—The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard cleared ice jams on the St. Clair River, allowing normal vessel traffic to resume, after a week long effort which concluded March 28, 2010.

Coast Guard continues transit restrictions on St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian Coast Guard, has continued restricted vessel traffic for an additional 24 hours near southern Lake Huron and the upper St. Clair River due to an ice bridge creating a hazard to navigation.

Coast Guard restricts traffic on upper St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian Coast Guard, has restricted vessel traffic for 24 hours near southern Lake Huron and the upper St. Clair River due to an ice bridge creating a hazard to navigation.

Coast Guard clears southern Lake Huron to free freighters

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard cutters and a Canadian Coast Guard ship assisted the 1,000 foot Charles M. Beeghley, Sunday, in the Huron Cut and are scheduled to assist the 1,000-foot James R. Barker at first-light, Monday, in southern Lake Huron.

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards Working Together to Clear St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are scheduled to conduct ice breaking operations in the St. Clair River, beginning at approximately 10 a.m., Monday Feb. 22, in order to mitigate possible flood activity due to a nine-mile long ice jam there, and address low-water levels on Lake St. Clair.

Coast Guard ice breaking efforts complete a busy operational week

CLEVELAND – Ninth Coast Guard District cutters concluded a busy week of ice breaking operations on the Great Lakes, Friday, with a majority of this week’s operations occurring on the Lake St. Clair River system.

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw coninues Christmas Ship tradition

CHICAGO – The Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw (WLBB 30), acting as the “Christmas Tree Ship”, is scheduled to arrive at Chicago’s Navy Pier for a two-day event, starting Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at 8 a.m. to distribute Christmas trees to more than a thousand families in need.

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw to deliver Christmas Trees to Navy Pier for over 1,000 needy families

CHICAGO – Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw will be arriving at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at 8 a.m. with a delivery of Christmas Trees that will be distributed to more than 1,000 needy families.

Coast Guard Cutters offer tours during Coast Guard Festival

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Mackinaw and Bristol Bay will make their official entrance into the Grand River Monday, July 27, marking the beginning of a busy and exciting week at the 2009 Coast Guard Festival.