U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard units offer tours during Grand Haven festival

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Neah Bay and Buckthorn and the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley are scheduled to make their official entrance into the Grand River Aug. 2, marking the beginning of a busy and exciting week at the 2010 Coast Guard Festival.

Coast Guard conducts search for person in the water near Port Sheldon, Mich.

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a search for a 55-year-old man who fell overboard in Lake Michigan approximately five miles west of Port Sheldon, Mich., Saturday.

Coast Guard medically evacuates crewmember from vessel Joseph L. Block

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.—The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember suffering chest pains from the freighter Joseph L. Block at approximately 7:30 a.m., March 24, 2010.

Coast Guard Station Grand Haven hosts safe boating open house

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard Station Grand Haven will host a boating safety open house May 30-31, 2009. The public is welcome to attend this free event on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Coast Guard Transports Tow Vessel Crewman

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (D9 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard Station Grand Haven medically evacuated a 20-year-old crewman from a towing vessel 10 miles west of the Grand Haven pier today at approximately 8:30 a.m. “It was pretty straightforward; he had lower back, kidney pain,” said Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Steven Donn. Donn and his 47-foot motor lifeboat (MLB) crew transferred the...