A new "icebreaker" for use in rivers and other navigable waters, and developed by the U.S. Coast Guard, is described. Its method of operation and degree of efficiency achieved in field tests are given. Field test results demonstrate that this mechanical ice cutter is a viable system for cutting and clearing a channel in ice.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 49
  • Serial:
    • Marine Engineering/Log
    • Volume: 78
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
    • ISSN: 0732-5460

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050975
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM