Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan
Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan is comprised of 21 Coast Guard Stations/Units that are responsible for 1,638 miles of shoreline and approximately 19,000 square miles of surface water. The Area of Responsibility for Sector Lake Michigan includes jurisdiction in four states: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan; in addition to the majority of Lake Michigan and numerous intercoastal waterways.
Sector Lake Michigan's missions are accomplished by a dedicated workforce of 541 Active Duty, 208 Reserve, and 16 civilian personnel. The Sector's vessel inventory includes 51 boats: 4 47' Motor Lifeboats; 3 41' Utility Boats; 6 45' Response Boat - Medium; 19 25' Response Boat - Small; 1 49' BUSL; and 3 21'/23' TANBs; plus 14 ice skiffs and 1 22' airboat.