Coast Guard assists local fire department in rescue of boaters near Manistee, Mich.

Coast Guard assists local fire department in rescue of boaters near Manistee, Mich.
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted the Manistee Fire Department in the rescue of seven boaters after their boat ran into the south breakwall near Manistee, Mich., early Saturday morning. At 5:57 a.m. EST a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a report, on VHF-FM marine radio channel 16, of a boat with seven people aboard that ran into a breakwall....

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 assists 3 aboard disabled vessel near Manistee, Mich.

CLEVELAND — A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Mich., assisted three boaters aboard a disabled vessel in Lake Michigan, Sunday morning. All three individuals were wearing life jackets and there were no reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a distress call sent from the vessel via marine band radio at about 6:30 a.m. The boatcrew...