Saint Joseph Life Saving Station
Saint Joseph, MI. Lake Michigan

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The original life saving station before the breakwater area around the station was expanded for more room.

Station Saint Joseph, Michigan
Coast Guard Station #273

Location:

North side entrance to St. Joseph River, 7/16 miles east southeast of Pierhead Rear Light; Lake Michigan

Date of Conveyance

1874

Station Built:

1874

Fate:

Still in operation

Station Type:

 

Keepers:

J. A. Napier was appointed keeper on 11 JUL 1876 and left in 1879 (?)

William L. Stevens was appointed keeper on 30 OCT 1879 and left in 1915.

John G. Sammet was appointed keeper in 1915.

ST. JOSEPH LIFESAVING STATION
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest city: ST. JOSEPH
Owner: U.S. COAST GUARD
Current use: COAST GUARD STATION
Hours:
Public Phone:
Access: 127 N. PIER ST.

Notice the photos above and below, note the station sign difference. One photo it is there and the other it is not.

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Revised: 01/12/07.