Coast Guard Deploys Oil Skimming Equipment in Straits of Mackinac


02/08/2012: Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock, home ported in Port Huron, Mich., use an oil-skimming device to recover peat moss, acting as a substitute for spilled oil, near Mackinac Island, Jan. 24, 2012. The crew of the Hollyhock is participating in a project led by the Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center, showcasing techniques for removing spilled oil from a frozen environment

Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 9:01.27.2012