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 covers four states: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan; in addition to the majority of Lake Michigan, numerous intercoastal waterways, the Chicago River, and 138 miles of the Illinois Des Plaines river system.

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 53 boats: two 47' Motor Lifeboats, twelve 45' Response Boat - Medium, nineteen 29' Response Boat - Small (Gen II), one 49' BUSL, and three 21' trailerable aids to navigation TANBs, plus 14 ice skiffs and two 22' airboats.




Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan
 2420 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 747-7100
Command Center - (414) 747-7182