USCG Cutter Hollyhock Places Peach Point Lighted Buoy

Coast Guard Cutter HollyhockUnited States Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock makes a quick pass between Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island to place Peach Point Lighted Buoy R2 on Sunday morning.

CGC HOLLYHOCK is a 225 foot Seagoing Buoy Tender responsible for nearly 150 aids to navigation on the lower Great lakes. Built in 2003, the vessel replaced the WWII-era CGC BRAMBLE.  CGC HOLLYHOCK’s missions are aids to navigation, search and rescue, environmental protection, and domestic ice-breaking.