Vermillion Life Saving Station
Vermillion, MI. Lake Superior

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Station Vermillion Point, Michigan
Coast Guard Station #292


At Vermillion Point, 9 3/4 miles west of Whitefish Point Light, and 4 5/8 miles east of Crisp Point Light; Lake Superior.

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William C. Know was appointed keeper on 17 MAR 1877 and resigned on 8 AUG 1880.

Samuel F. Bernier was appointed keeper on 16 AUG 1880 and resigned on 31 MAY 1900.

James A. Carpenter was appointed keeper on 10 MAY 1900 and left in 1915.

John McDonald (acting) was appointed keeper in 1915.


Station was consolidated with Crisp Point Light Station in 1940.


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Revised: 01/12/07.