Thunder Bay Island Station Site

Alpena Township, MI

Also known as Thunder Bay Island

The Thunder Bay Island Station Site site was established in 1876


This is not an active site. It was active 1876-1951 (USCG crew lived


This site was closed (in) 1951


This is the original site location


Designation number: 252

Station closed in 1951. 1876 and 1930 station house do not survive.

Station Site Notes:

1874 site secured, plans and specs being prepared; 1875 contract entered into, building rapidly progressing; 1876 ready for service; 1920 contract awarded for construction of lifeboat house; 1921 modern lifeboat houses with hoists constructed (USLSS Annual Reports). Discontinued in 1951 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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