Mackinaw comes out of dry dock, departs under the Lift Bridge

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The Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw left Fraser Shipyards today (June 16, 2009), seen above going by the H. Lee White on her way to the Lift Bridge. This at 11:30 this morning. She is still in the area off the piers, checking out the repaired Azipods; not sure they will leave if everything is ok, or whether they will come back in. (Note at 4:00; after moving around just outside the Duluth piers, she has gone out into the lake, on her way, I presume, to her next job.

Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Nice pic of Mackinaw against the hills and silos! The low foredeck really is obvious in this one. She must be a dream for plucking buoys up and fixing 'em compared to before.

    Since she didn't come back, things must be doing OK with whatever maintenance mojo they were invoking.
    Mike

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