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Coast Guard Station Frankfort

Station Frankfort

Unit Information

Coast Guard Station Frankfort is sited between the majestic shores of Lake Michigan and the serene waters of Betsie Bay. In several forms and in differing locations, the Coast Guard has been a presence in Frankfort since 1887. The current Station was constructed in 2004 and is manned by 15 active duty personnel and 4 Reserve Personnel. The summertime missions include Search and Rescue (SAR) and Law Enforcement/Recreational Boating Safety, as well as Ice Rescue capabilities during the winter months. Station personnel operate a 30’ UTM Zodiac (non-standard) rescue boat and utilize a 14’ Skiff for winter Ice Rescue Operations. The Station averages 40 SAR cases per year.

Unit Websites

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Contact Information

Officer in Charge
Coast Guard Station
PO Box 192
Frankfort, Michigan 49635-0192
(231) 352-4242
(231) 352-7768 Fax


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2420 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee, WI. 53207
(414) 747-7100
Site constructed by: LTJG Christopher D. Meyer, Sector Lake Michigan

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