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USCG Cutter Hollyhock Involved In Sunday Morning Crash

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During an ice escort, the Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock crashed into a another boat in northern Lake Michigan.  

The crash happened Sunday morning while breaking ice in front of the Mesabi Miner, a 990 foot boat.  

The Hollyhock has significant damage including two holes about 20 feet above the water line.  

The Mesabi Miner was on the way to Gary, Indiana and received a crack in the bow.  

No injuries were reported and neither boat has any flooding.  

The Hollyhock arrived in St. Ignace Sunday night for a damage assessment.  


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