St. Clair River to be closed for Port Huron Float Down

St. Clair River to be closed for Port Huron Float Down
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Coast Guard Station Port Huron, Mich., stands by to provide assistance as needed at the start of the 2015  Port Huron Float Down(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Lauren Jorgensen) PORT HURON, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard and multiple state and local agencies are advising the boating public that the St. Clair River is scheduled...

Coast Guard urges safety during un-sanctioned Port Huron Float Down event

Coast Guard urges safety during un-sanctioned Port Huron Float Down event
Teenagers who were left stranded in the St. Clair River when their raft deflated are transferred from a Canadian Coast Guard boat to a U.S. Coast Guard boat from Station Port Huron, Mich., Aug. 16, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Lauren Jorgensen) PORT HURON, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, and multiple state and local agencies are advising the boating public...

Law enforcement, emergency responders assist thousands during Port Huron Float Down

Law enforcement, emergency responders assist thousands during Port Huron Float Down
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Pablo Mendoza, officer in charge of Coast Guard Station Port Huron, Mich., briefs emergency responders and law enforcement officers at Station Port Huron before the start of the  Port Huron Float Down,.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Lauren Jorgensen) DETROIT — Less than 100 maritime emergency responders and law enforcement officers assisted thousands...

Coast Guard urges safety, establishes safety zone for Port Huron Float Down

Coast Guard urges safety, establishes safety zone for Port Huron Float Down
Float Down 2013 photo by flicker user Kristy. Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, and multiple state and local agencies are advising the boating public that the St. Clair River will be secured to all motor vessel traffic between the hours of 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday during the un-sanctioned marine event known...

545 people assisted, 5 lives saved during Port Huron Float Down

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard, along with multiple international, federal, state and local agencies, assisted 545 people and saved five lives during the “unofficial” Port Huron, Mich., Float Down, between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., August 15, 2010.