International Ice Patrol


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International Ice Patrol

[¦in·tər¦nash·ən·əl ′īs pə‚trōl]
(oceanography)
An organization established in 1914 to protect shipping by providing iceberg warnings.
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The CASA CN-235-300M is a transport and surveillance, fixed-wing aircraft that will be used to perform search-and-rescue missions, enforce laws and treaties includingillegal-drug interdiction, marine environmental protection, military readiness, and International Ice Patrol missions, as well as cargo and personnel transport.
the first time on the International Ice Patrol, a practice that
The sinking of the Titanic led to the founding of the International Ice Patrol and other measures to deal with the hazards of icebergs.
Smith of the International Ice Patrol (and future Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) for a network of ships in the Atlantic Ocean.
When the HC-144A enters Coast Guard operational service later this year, it will be utilized for search and rescue missions, illegal drug and immigrant interdiction, for marine environmental protection, military readiness operations and international ice patrol missions - as well as for cargo and personnel transport.
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