Port Orford Lifeboat Station

Port Orford Lifeboat Station
Port Orford Lifeboat Station

9th Street up Coast Guard Hill
Port Orford, OR 97465

From 1934 into the 1960s U.S. Coast Guard surf men lived here, ever alert for ships in distress. When a call came they risked their lives to save others. See the 36-foot self-righting motor lifeboat number 36498 on the grounds. Visit the museum in the former barracks/office building. Four other historic buildings also remain at this 101.29-acre site. This is the only Forge River-type station left on the West Coast.

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