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NINTH COAST GUARD DISTRICT

Guardians of the Great Lakes

Welcome to the Ninth Coast Guard District 

Guardians of the Great Lakes


D9 PHOTO COLLAGEThe Ninth Coast Guard District is responsible for all Coast Guard operations throughout the five Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence Seaway and parts of the surrounding states including 6,700 miles of shoreline and 1,500 miles of the international border with Canada. The 6,000 active duty, reserve, civilian and auxiliary men and women who make up the Ninth District deliver multi-mission services in search and rescue, maritime safety and security, environmental protection, maritime law enforcement, aids to navigation and icebreaking.

 

          

 


NINTH COAST GUARD DISTRICT
1240 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44199
(216) 902-6000

 

Ninth District Command Center - 1-800-321-4400
Emergency Dismissal Plan Hotline - 216-902-6185

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BZ #USCG STA Grand Haven after report received via VHF CH16 from a vessel T.O.W. w/ 4 POBs wearing PFDs. #Muskegon Marine Patrol arrived and safely removed 2 POBs #Teamwork #Shoutout STA #GrandHaven took the vessel in tow and returned to the pier at Snug Harbor #SAR #MarineRadio https://t.co/vHAmbjFnoL BZ #USCG STA Grand Haven after report received via VHF CH16 from a vessel T.O.W. w/ 4 POBs wearing PFDs. #Muskegon Marine Patrol arrived and safely removed 2 POBs #Teamwork #Shoutout STA #GrandHaven took the vessel in tow and returned to the pier at Snug Harbor #SAR #MarineRadio https://t.co/vHAmbjFnoL
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BZ #USCG STA Grand Haven after report received via VHF CH16 from a vessel T.O.W. w/ 4 POBs wearing PFDs. #Muskegon Marine Patrol arrived and safely removed 2 POBs #Teamwork #Shoutout STA #GrandHaven took the vessel in tow and returned to the pier at Snug Harbor #SAR #MarineRadio https://t.co/vHAmbjFnoL BZ #USCG STA Grand Haven after report received via VHF CH16 from a vessel T.O.W. w/ 4 POBs wearing PFDs. #Muskegon Marine Patrol arrived and safely removed 2 POBs #Teamwork #Shoutout STA #GrandHaven took the vessel in tow and returned to the pier at Snug Harbor #SAR #MarineRadio https://t.co/vHAmbjFnoL
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The vessel is resting on the riverbed w/ the stern submerged. TowBoat US plans salvage for Mon or Tues. Boom will be used during salvage operations. No signs of pollution have been seen, but is being monitored. There were no medical concerns reported.
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STA Belle Isle rescued 20 IVO Chene Park around midnight. RBS crew noticed a flooded engine compartment during a routine boarding of a 54' vessel. RBS & Detroit Harbormaster removed all POB. The vessel sank before any pumping efforts could start or info gathered. https://t.co/Q9xaNLoWBO STA Belle Isle rescued 20 IVO Chene Park around midnight. RBS crew noticed a flooded engine compartment during a routine boarding of a 54' vessel. RBS & Detroit Harbormaster removed all POB. The vessel sank before any pumping efforts could start or info gathered. https://t.co/Q9xaNLoWBO
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BZ @USCGAux! At 6 pm, July 6, Sector Eastern Great Lakes was notified of a vessel taking on water in Irondequoit Bay. A local CG Auxiliary crew on patrol located & towed the P/C to the boat ramp where it was pulled from the water. No further information is available on this case
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BZ STA Erie, approx 11:30 am July 6, 911 relayed a 22' P/C w/ 4 POB flooding 8nm offshore. P/C kept up w/ flooding by hand baling. Erie RBM crew located & towed P/C to shore & was trailered. All 4 persons were wearing life jackets. https://t.co/746qEjg4fI BZ STA Erie, approx 11:30 am July 6, 911 relayed a 22' P/C w/ 4 POB flooding 8nm offshore. P/C kept up w/ flooding by hand baling. Erie RBM crew located & towed P/C to shore & was trailered. 
All 4 persons were wearing life jackets. https://t.co/746qEjg4fI
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TOW is short for Taking on Water
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USCG RBM crew began dewatering until P6 pump stopped working. A second RBM crew w/ working pump arrived to continue efforts. P/C became partially submerged & unable to be pumped further. Towed to shallow water & owner to arrange salvage. All 8 POB & dogs safely brought ashore.
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STA Sturgeon Bay, @WDNR , Gibraltar Sheriff & FD heard a distress call @ 6:20 pm July 6, that 30' P/C "Flying Moose" was TOW, bilge pumps not working, 1.5nm SE of Chambers Island, WI w/ 8POB & 2 dogs. All taken on local response vessels as flooding worsened causing P/C to list. https://t.co/Tmt6TBQNHO STA Sturgeon Bay, @WDNR , Gibraltar Sheriff & FD   heard a distress call @ 6:20 pm July 6, that 30' P/C "Flying Moose" was TOW, bilge pumps not working, 1.5nm SE of Chambers Island, WI w/ 8POB & 2 dogs. All taken on local response vessels as flooding worsened causing P/C to list. https://t.co/Tmt6TBQNHO
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#UPDATE Rescue video available here: https://t.co/UIq4HWYbie
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