Top U.S., Canadian Coast Guard leaders hold summit in Grand Haven

Top U.S., Canadian Coast Guard leaders hold summit in Grand Haven
Adm. Paul Zukunft, U.S. Coast Guard commandant, and Mr. Jeffery Hutchinson, Canadian Coast Guard commissioner, shake hands after signing the Canada United States Joint Contingency Plan in Grand Haven, Michigan, Aug. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley. GRAND HAVEN, Mich., — Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, hosted the Commissioner of the...

Grand Haven Coast Guard units resume operations following morning bomb threat

Grand Haven Coast Guard units resume operations following morning bomb threat
CLEVELAND — Personnel at Coast Guard Station Grand Haven and Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven have resumed operations following a bomb threat Sunday morning. No Coast Guard members were injured during the incident and no explosive devices were found. Both units were evacuated following a telephoned bomb threat and a man driving a truck through Station Grand Haven’s security gate. Crews...

Grand Haven Coast Guard Station and Sector Field Office evacuated after bomb threat

Grand Haven Coast Guard Station and Sector Field Office evacuated after bomb threat
CLEVELAND — Personnel from Coast Guard Station Grand Haven, Michigan, and Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven have been evacuated after a bomb threat was made against the station. No injuries to Coast Guard personnel have been reported at this time. Shortly after 6 a.m. EST, Ottawa County Dispatch notified the command center at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee that they had received...

Michigan-based Coast Guard unit participates is Soup for All fundraiser

Grand Haven, Mich — Members of Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven participated in the 10th Annual Soup for All Luncheon at Saint Patrick’s Church Family Center in Grand Haven, Thursday. Cmdr. Sean Brady serves soup to members of the community Nov. 21, 3013.U.S. Coast Guard photo Members of the unit participated by serving soup to members of the community who donated money that will be...

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to offer free, public tours in Grand Haven

Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay to offer free, public tours in Grand Haven
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay is scheduled to provide free public tours during a visit to Grand Haven, Mich., Saturday. The cutter will be moored near Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, and open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m. Cutter Mobile Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug combined with a 120-foot aids-to-navigation barge, homeported...

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel near Manistee, Mich.

CLEVELAND — Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, Mich., are monitoring the 579-foot integrated tug and barge Invincible, which grounded in Lake Michigan about 600 feet north of the North Manistee Breakwall and is reportedly obstructing about 30 percent of the channel. A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Mich., is enforcing a safety zone 100 yards around the vessel. Two...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded tour boat

CLEVELAND – Coast Guard personnel are continuing their response this afternoon to the tour boat Pictured Rocks, which suffered damage while transiting in rough seas Monday night in Lake Michigan near Empire, Mich. Inspectors and investigators from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, Mich., assessed the damage to the boat and report the steel hull appears to be in good condition with...

Grand Haven Coast Guardsmen to support Marine Corps Toys for Tots event

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven and Coast Guard Electronic Support Detachment Grand Haven are scheduled support the U.S. Marine Corps’ annual Toys for Tots campaign, beginning Friday at noon. Uniformed Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel will accept unwrapped new toys in the Starbucks parking lot on the corner of US-31 and Jackson Street Friday...