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An Ice Breaker Works to Clear a Path on the Connecticut River

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

If you’ve looked out on the Connecticut River this winter, you may have seen something a bit unexpected: a Coast Guard cutter. It’s called the USCG Bollard, and it’s been on the river for weeks, dutifully breaking up ice. For more on this story, visit: An Ice Breaker Works to Clear a Path on the

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Coast Guard Cutter relocates to break ice on Conn. River

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

The Coast Guard Cutter Bollard was temporarily relocated from New Haven to Middletown Wednesday to be able to break up ice on the Connecticut River. The Bollard is a 65-foot harbor tug and is responsible for serving as an aid to navigation, as well as breaking up ice in Long Island Sound and surrounding rivers.

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