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A fire broke out aboard the US's only heavy icebreaker in one of the most remote places on earth


The US's only icebreaker made its annual trip to Antarctica, and it got banged up on the way


The Coast Guard turned down a request for an Arctic exercise out of concern the US' only heavy icebreaker would break down and Russia would have to rescue it



The Coast Guard is asking for $15 million to keep its only heavy icebreaker afloat -- and for $750 million to finally build a new one


The Coast Guard's only heavy icebreaker has been fighting engine failure and flooding in the frigid Antarctic