Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Departs For Arctic and to Circumnavigate North America
The Coast Guard’s medium icebreaker Healy departed Seattle on Saturday, July 10 for a months-long Arctic deployment and circumnavigation of North America.
The mission for the 420-foot Cutter Healy is to provide U.S. surface presence in the Arctic, conduct high latitude science and research, including exercises and professional exchanges with foreign navies and patrols.
Healy will return to its homeport in Seattle after it has circumnavigated North America via the Northwest Passage, sailing south through the Atlantic Ocean and...
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