Drone 8 captures bird’s-eye view of parade of ships


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — A maritime tradition unfolded on Lake Michigan Monday afternoon.

The parade of ships arrived in Grand Haven around 1 p.m. for the Coast Guard Festival.

Drone 8 was high in the sky as five ships from different U.S. Coast Guard stations around the Great Lakes region made their way down the channel. The final ship to arrive was the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw.

The ships have arrived! What you can expect at this year's Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival: http://wp.me/p4yStY-1AsU

Posted by WOOD TV8 on Monday, July 31, 2017

All of the ships are open for public tours during the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, which runs through Aug. 6. The celebration will culminate with fireworks on Aug. 5.—- Online:Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

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