SAULT STE. MARIE — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KATMAI BAY will conduct ice breaking operations in northern Green Bay near Escanaba on Sunday January 20.
Mark Gill with the Coast Guard said KATMAI BAY will establish a track south of Escanaba Light towards Minneapolis Shoal and then east to Rock Island Passage.
The work conducted ahead of JOSEPH H. THOMPSON JR arriving Monday to lay-up at the Basic Marine Shipbuilding Facility.
The Coast Guard reminds all recreational ice users to plan their activities carefully, use caution on the ice, and stay away from the ice breaking area.