Station Milwaukee to hold open house

MILWAUKEE – U.S.Coast Guard Station Milwaukee invites the public to help celebrate National Safe Boating Week, May 24, 2010, with their First Annual Open House at 2420 South Lincoln Memorial Drive from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Coast Guard rescues five after boat allides with Milwaukee breakwall

MILWAUKEE – U.S. Coast Guard Station Milwaukee rescued five people from a 26-foot pleasure craft after it allided with the Milwaukee breakwall south of the north gap Sunday at approximately 10:45 p.m.

Coast Guard responds to oil spill after crane tumbles into river

MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill on the Kinnickinnic River that happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. Monday near Skipper Buds Marina.

Coast Guard Responds to Truck Driven into Water

MILWAUKEE – Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan and Station Milwaukee responded to the report of a vehicle being driven into the water on South Carferry Drive in Milwaukee. The Coast Guard received the report from the Milwaukee Police Department at 1:43 p.m. Coast Guard Station Milwaukee responded with two small boats, a 41-foot utility boat and a 25-foot response boat. A pollution investigator...

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Possible Small Aircraft Down in Lake Michigan

MILWAUKEE – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan has suspended a search that commenced earlier this afternoon after an Oak Creek Power Plant WE Energies employee reported a small plane had gone down in the water approximately three miles off shore from Oak Creek, Wis. A 25-foot small response boat and 41-foot utility boat were immediately dispatched from Coast Guard Station Milwaukee to the...

Coast Guard Rescues Two From Boat Fire

MILWAUKEE (D9 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard members saw a small pleasure craft on fire in Milwaukee Harbor off the shore from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan and the Lake Express Ferry terminal. At approximately11:25 a.m., the Coast Guard saw a small boat on fire from Station Milwaukee. There was no distress call made from the boat at anytime. The two men aged 57 and 62-years-old on board,...