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9th District Great Lakes Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

March 04, 2014


Ninth Coast Guard District

Contact: Ninth Coast Guard District External Affairs Office

Email: D9PublicAffairs@gmail.com

Office: (216) 902-6020

Mobile: (216) 310-2608

PHOTOs: Michigan-based Coast Guard cutter crew rescues dog stranded on ice

Cutter Bristol Bay assists dog stranded on Lake St. Clair

Crew members assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay assist a dog they found stranded on the ice of Lake St. Clair March 4, 2014.

The crew transported the dog to the ship and hoisted it aboard, where it was provided food and first aid before being transferred to an area animal shelter for further care.

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Cutter Bristol Bay

Cutter Bristol Bay assists dog stranded on Lake St. Clair

Crew members assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay hoist aboard the ship a dog they found stranded on the ice of Lake St. Clair March 4, 2014.

The dog was taken inside the ship, where it was provided food and first aid before being transferred to an area animal shelter for further care.

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Cutter Bristol Bay

The Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay is a 140-foot ice-breaking tug homeported in Deroit.

For more information, contact the cutter's crew at 313-568-9548.

The crew of the cutter rescued another dog that was stranded on the ice back in March 2011.

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