Saturday, March 2, 2019

Which saltie will be first in 2019?

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The FIRST first ship/saltie to arrive after the St. Lawrence Seaway opened in 1959 was the Ramon de Larrinaga (arrived May 3, 1959). Get out your crystal ball and see if you can predict the exact date and time the very first oceangoing vessel (“saltie”) of the 2019 shipping season will sail into the Port of Duluth-Superior beneath the Aerial Lift Bridge. Visit the Visit Duluth Contest page HERE for more info.


  1. Can people from the UK take part?

    1. Yes -- here is a link to the rules.

  2. Dennis are you ready for Spring? Can't wait to see Jeffrey! May 7, 2019 for the first saltie.