Dear Mr. Felix:
The US has no useful icebreakers. Money for such has been requested for years, but deleted from the Federal budget because new icebreakers would send the wrong message relative to the ‘Global Warming’ dogma. Our only small icebreaker is now basically stuck trying to convey a Russian oil tanker to Nome, Alaska.
Here is the link from the ALASKA DISPATCH:
Richard North, an English climate sceptic, has been following the lack of American and European icebreaking capacity for years, and I found this reference on his site: