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RHGS Program: Freighters On Ice: The Ice Breaking Tug Erika Kobasic

Event Type: RHGS
Date: 2/20/2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 Roger Hewlett, a tug engineer who lives in St. Clair, will give a video presentation showing ice breaking operations on the tug Erika Kobasic.

“The Great Winter Freeze of 2014” follows the tug as it works breaking out freighters caught in heavy ice in Lake Michigan’s Green Bay.

Hewlett has a U.S. Coast Guard 200-ton master of towing license and an unlimited horsepower engineer’s license.

Location: Erin Auditorium