Coast Guard monitoring ice conditions in St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring large quantities of ice, including several large pieces that are beginning to break away from an ice bridge located at the southern end of Lake Huron.

Coast Guard to assist Army Corps of Engineers with flood mitigation in Ohio

Detroit – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay, under direction of Coast Guard Sector Detroit, is scheduled to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with flood mitigation in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, March 11, 2010.

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 to conduct ice breaking in the lower St. Clair River

DETROIT – Ice breaking efforts conducted over the last week where successful in flushing ice from the St. Clair River, however in order to prevent rising waters from reaching flood stage the USCGC BRISTOL BAY along with the USCGC PENOBSCOT BAY are scheduled to commence ice breaking operation in the St. Clair River, beginning 13 February 2010, at 10:00 am, and again on 14 February 2010, beginning...

Coast Guard assisting four vessels delayed by ice jam on St. Clair River

DETROIT—The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting four vessels in the St. Clair River which are delayed due to an ice jam in the vicinity of Algonac, Mich., Sunday.

Coast Guard prepares for 2009-2010 icebreaking season

CLEVELAND – The Ninth Coast Guard District is preparing for the 2009-2010 icebreaking season in the Great Lakes.

Toledo man pleads guilty, sentenced for making HOAX call to Coast Guard

CLEVELAND – William J. Edwards, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Rear Adm. Peter V. Neffenger, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, announce that Frederico C. Flores, 22, of Toledo, Ohio, was sentenced on Monday to three years supervised release with standard and special conditions, and ordered to pay $112,735 in restitution to the U.S Coast Guard for making a false distress...

Marine Safety Unit Toledo transfers command on Thursday

TOLEDO, Ohio – U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Toledo is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony at the Valentine Theater, here, Thursday at 11 a.m. Lt. Cmdr. Keith Pelletier, current commanding officer of MSU Toledo, is set to be relieved by Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Floyd during a formal ceremony conducted before the assembled personnel of the command. Pelletier graduated from Coast Guard...

Four missing Lake Erie boaters found alive

MONROE, Mich. – Four overdue boaters, missing since yesterday, were found alive near Middle Sister Island at approximately 5:45 p.m. Friday.