Crisps Point Life Saving Station
Crisp Point, MI. Lake Superior

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Station Crisps, Michigan

Location:

18 miles west of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior

Date of Conveyance

1875

Station Built:

1876 (?)

Fate:

Turned over to the Department of the Interior in 1960

Station Type:

 

Keepers:

David Grummond (?) was appointed keeper on  17 MAR 1877 and left in 1878 (?)

Christopher Crisp was appointed keeper on 3 OCT 1878 and he was discharged on 18 MAR 1890.

Robert M. Small was appointed keeper on 4 APR 1890 and transferred to Station Ottawa Point on 6 NOV 1896.

Harry Gibb was appointed keeper on 2 APR 1897 and resigned on 20 OCT 1897.

James Hunter was appointed keeper on 17 NOV 1897 and resigned on 8 JUN 1904.

James Scott was appointed keeper on 31 MAY 1904 and left in 1915.

Daniel Shelson (acting) was appointed keeper in 1915.

 Remarks:

The Crisp Point Station occupied several sites at various points.   The erosion of the land caused the station to be moved frequently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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