The Coast Guard

The Coast Guard (HM1LI3)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14203 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 52.657', W 78° 53.168'

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The Coast Guard Base in Buffalo is both a lifeboat station and a regional headquarters covering American Coastal waters from eastern Ohio to the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. Units here include station Buffalo, Group Buffalo Headquarters and Regional Electronics and Aids to Navigation support units. A separate marine safety office Buffalo handles large ship inspection and pollution control duties. The base also serves as a temporary heliocopter landing field and provides dockage for cutters and body tenders serving theis area. Buffalo was home port to the Couast Guard tender Maple, decommissioned here in 1973, and to the 110-foot icebreaking tugs USCGC Ojibwa (1954-1979) and USCGS Arundel (1979-1982).
HM NumberHM1LI3
Placed ByBuffalo Lighthouse Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 672642 N 4749391
Decimal Degrees42.87761667, -78.88613333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 52.657', W 78° 53.168'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 52' 39.42" N, 78° 53' 10.08" W
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Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Coast Guard Station S Rd, Buffalo NY 14203, US
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