Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay breaking ice. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Operation Taconite

Written by LTJG Stephanie Young, U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs When we last checked in with Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay they were working day and night to finish up the largest buoy retrieval operation in the nation. There is […]


Ninth District “BRAVO ZULU” to the USCGC Penobscot Bay

>We would like to extend a BRAVO ZULU to the United States Coast Guard cutter Penobscot Bay. The Bayonne, N.J.-based, 140-foot ice breaking cutter departed Cleveland, and the Great Lakes, on April 4, 2010, after a more than 90-day temporary […]


Breaking the Ice; Success Through Teamwork and Partnerships

>We are just a couple of days away from calling “game over” for the 2008/2009 Great Lakes Icebreaking Season. As a newcomer to the Great Lakes, I can honestly say I was taken aback by the magnitude of the teamwork, […]