Kewaunee Station Site

Kewaunee, WI

Also known as Kewaunee

The Kewaunee Station Site site was established in 1893


This is not an active site. It was active 1893-1947


This site was closed (in) 1947


This is the original site location


Designation number: 298 (287)

Station closed on August 29, 1947 and sold in 1965. 1893 station house survives and is privately owned.

Station Site Notes:

1893 established and put into operation; 1912 extensive repairs completed (USLSS Annual Reports). Station Kewaunee was accepted for operation in 1893. It was "rebuilt" from 1928 through 1930 to repair damage inflicted during a 1928 storm as well as for alterations and upgrades to the original structure and boat ramp. The crew received a lookout tower in 1933. The launchway was completely reconstructed in 1946. Station Kewaunee was disestablished on 29 August 1947 and became the Electronic Repair Station (Landlines) effective 1 July 1948; Turned over to GSA in 1963; station was closed and then sold to Sturgeon Bay Iron & Metal Company on 23 July 1965 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1893 station house is surviving at this site

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