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Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Semper Paratus

 
 
Semper Paratus Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
1. Semper Paratus Marker
Inscription.

This plaque is given by the State of Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs in grateful recognition of the United States Coast Guard, for its long and storied history of steadfast service in Wisconsin. On the mighty Mississippi River, the storm-swept shores of Lake Superior, and the shipwreck strewn waters of Lake Michigan, dedicated Coast Guard men and women protect, defend and save.

Given this day, November 10, 2014 in Sturgeon Bay -
Wisconsin's Coast Guard City


 
Erected 2014 by Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
Location. 44° 49.786′ N, 87° 23.048′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is on Madison Avenue north of Locust Court, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Door County Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 41-Foot Utility Boat Large (UTB) (here, next to this marker); Anchor (a few steps from this marker); Air Funnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dunlap Reef Light Tower
Semper Paratus Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
2. Semper Paratus Marker
To right of USCG Utility Boat
(within shouting distance of this marker); Propeller and Stirrup Bearing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steam Engine (about 300 feet away); Robert Laurie and Alexander Laurie (about 400 feet away); Lost Great Lakes Mariners (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. US Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. US Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sturgeon Bay. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Sturgeon Bay Named as a US Coast Guard City (2014). (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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