Sat, Jul 22|
632 N B St
Coast Guard Open Base Day
Tour the Big Red Ship
Time & Location
Jul 22, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
632 N B St, 632 N B St, Cheboygan, MI 49721, USA
About the event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Coast Guard Open Base Day--Tour the Big Red Ship on Saturday, July 22, 10 - 3
USCG Ensign Lauren Hatfield, (231) 597-2030
City of Cheboygan, Coast Guard Connection Committee: Joanne Cromley, (231) 238-4786, (231) 420-7274 Sherry Nelson, (630) 682-5958
The public will have a rare opportunity to tour the working Coast Guard ship, Mackinaw (WLBB 30), stationed in Cheboygan on the Cheboygan River, on Saturday, July 22, 10 - 3.
Meet the Coast Guard service members who help keep our country safe, break ice to keep shipping lanes open, do search and rescue missions, and take care of navigational aids and buoys throughout the Great Lakes.
Learn about the Coast Guard, and the service members who transfer in and out of Cheboygan every 2-3 years. Hear stories about their previous stations, and the varied coastal waters they have patrolled. See line-throwing demonstrations and more.
Learn about the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and how they support the Coast Guard mission. Civilians are encouraged to join. No boat is required.
See the Cheboygan police and fire support teams, with information and demonstrations for visitors.
The ship is stationed at 632 Coast Guard Drive, Cheboygan, MI 49721