The Ice Patrol

August 2013
Sea Power;Aug2013, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p20
The article reports the ice breaking mission of the U.S. Coast Guard as an important initiative in protecting shore infrastructure along the Great Lakes from flooding. It mentions that the The U.S. Coast Guard's Ninth District have teamed up with the Canadian Coast Guard in an effort to assist one another during the winter months through Operation Taconite and Operation Coal Shovel. According to U.S. Coast Guard officials, the partnership has helped in preventing coastal flooding.


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