Grand Haven in Ottawa County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
To The Enlisted Men of the United States Coast Guard
Text from the Top Plaque:
The Enlisted Men
Who Have Given Their Lives
In Line of Duty
on Lake Michigan
This Memorial is Respectfully Dedicated
by the City of Grand Haven, Michigan
Text from the Bottom Plaque:
U. S. Coast Guard Cutter
Lost in action on convoy duty
North Atlantic, June 13, 1943.
Erected 1940 by The City of Grand Haven.
Location. 43° 3.603′ N, 86° 14.445′ W. Marker is in Grand Haven, Michigan, in Ottawa County. Marker can be reached from South Harbor Drive west of Y Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located in Escanaba Park, very near the waterfront, along the riverfront boardwalk that extends along the south side of the Grand River. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Haven MI 49417, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of the Coast Guard Men and Women (a few steps from this marker); Escanaba Park Shipwrecks and the Coast Guard / The Escanaba (a few steps from this marker); Escanaba Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Trunk Depot (approx. half a mile away); Khardomah Lodge / Susan Hill Yerkes (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Haven.
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.