Two boat launches on the Menominee River will be temporarily closed for safety and security purposes for the launching of the LCS-27 at Marinette Marine Corporation on Saturday, August 7, 2021.  The affected launches are Boom Landing in Marinette and River Park (Mystery Ship) ramp in Menominee, MI.  Boat launches will be closed from midnight on Friday, August 6, 2021, until approximately 5:00 pm on Saturday, August 7, 2021.  Other boat launches on the river will be unaffected; however, all boats, including kayaks and canoes, will be barred from the marine safety zone established by the US Coast Guard from approximately 10 a.m. to noon on August 7th.   This area is from approximately Nestegg Marine downriver to the east end of KK Integrated Logistics’ dock wall. Boaters in the area should use caution and pay attention to directions from law enforcement and Coast Guard personnel.