Ice breaker called into action in Summerside

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The Canadian Coast Guard's ice breaker, the Earle Grey, cuts through the two-feet-thick harbour ice to escort a ship into the Summerside wharf.

A daily walker along Summerside boardwalk, Paul H. Schurman, sent us this photo of the Earle Grey ice breaker cutting through the ice to carve a path for a visiting fertilizer boat to the Summerside wharf. Despite the recent mild weather, Schurman claims the harbour ice is still two feet thick.

Geographic location: Summerside

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