HMCS Charlottetown returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia Friday after a six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance measures in Central and Eastern Europe.
Steady flow of freighters for next days through the Soo Locks. In the lower St. Marys River, eight freighters waiting. A great thanks to the hard working ice cutters. Detroit District, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersBoatnerd. Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Pierre Radisson leads the Roger Blough, first upbound freighter of the 2014 season, to the Poe Lock. Due to heavy ice in the lower river, the Coast Guard is bringing vessels up one at time.
Detroit District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The 322 foot-long Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Pierre Radisson leaves the Poe Lock on its way to Eastern Lake Superior to assist the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw currently escorting the Cason J. Calloway and John G. Munson through towards the locks. The convoy left Two Harbors, Minnesota on March 26th. L
Icebreaking on the St Mary’s River is an international effort