Coast Guard warning residents of upcoming commercial ice-breaking activities on Pere Marquette Lake

Coast Guard warning residents of upcoming commercial ice-breaking activities on Pere Marquette Lake
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard is alerting residents, particularly ice fishermen and other recreational users of Pere Marquette Lake, of ice-breaking activities scheduled to begin Friday and last one week. The nearest towns to Pere Marquette Lake are Ludington and Scottville, Mich. The tug Spartan and barge Spartan II, assisted by the tug Manitou, are scheduled to transit through Pere...

Ice breaking operations scheduled for the Ludington, Mich., area

USCGC Bristol Bay File Photo SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard is advising Ludington, Mich., area residents who recreate on the ice that a U.S. Coast Guard cutter is scheduled to break ice, Thursday, in preparation for the transit of a barge en route to docks near the S.S. Badger. The Tug Spartan will be facilitating the vessel’s movement, assisted by the crew of the U.S. Coast...