Rescue demonstration held at waterfront

A Coast Guard search and rescue demonstration was held this morning near Escanaba Park on the Grand Haven channel as part of Coast Guard Festival events.
Becky Vargo
Jul 31, 2012


The Coast Guard helicopter performed a rescue of a live person from the water in front of Coast Guard officials, a tour group from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and other spectators.

One of the 47-foot life boats from Coast Guard Station Grand Haven then rescued a dummy from the water. as Sector Field Office Grand Haven Cmdr. Sean Brady explained the process.

Watch the Tribune website and see Wednesday's print edition of the Grand Haven Tribune for pictures of this event. Also see the photo gallery.


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