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Coast Guard Station Grand Haven

Station Grand Haven

Unit Information

Coast Guard Station Grand Haven is manned by approximately 31 active duty and 10 reserve members. It is home to two 47’ motor lifeboats (one of which is District’s maintenance relief hull), one 25’ response boat small and a 15’ ice/shallow water response skiff. Along with the primary missions of search and rescue and maritime law enforcement Station Grand Haven is designated as a heavy weather station and an ice rescue capable unit. The station is located on the Grand River in Grand Haven Michigan which is has been distinguished as “Coast Guard City USA”. Unit personnel and resources are highly involved in the planning and execution of operations during the annual Coast Guard Festival, a week long event that brings tens of thousands of visitors to this small city. During the summer months personnel from Station Grand Haven augment the crew of Station Holland located 20 miles south of Grand Haven on Lake Macatawa.

Unit Websites

Official Overview:
Unit Overview PDF
Official Site:
Coast Guard Site(s):
Non-Coast Guard Site(s):  (Coast Guard Festival Information)  (Grand Haven Tribune)

Contact Information

Officer in Charge
Coast Guard Station
601 South Harbor Drive
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
(616) 850-2552
(616) 850-2554 Fax


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(414) 747-7100
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