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 jurisdictions 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 Cuty, 208 Reserve, and 16 civilian personnel. The Sector's vessel inventory includes 51 boats: four 47' Motor Lifeboats, three 41' Utility Boats, six 45' Response Boat - Medium, 19 25' Response Boat - Small, one 49' BUSL, and three 21'/23' TANBs, plus 14 ice skiffs and one 22' airboat.