The 2022 Lake Superior Ice Festival ended with a beautiful fireworks display. A warm tribute to a wonderful winter day!
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Lake Superior Ice Festival - Kismet Hot Air Balloon.
Friday, January 28, 2022
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
David and his son Gus have been taking fantastic images of the harbor for years now and add greatly to the enjoyment of seeing the harbor from interesting and creative perspectives.
You can see more of their work on Facebook at:
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
American Steamship Company - Updated - added John J Boland GREAT LAKES VESSELS Length (feet) Capacity (gross tons) M/V American Spirit 1004' 62,400 M/V Burns Harbor 1000' 80,900 M/V Indiana Harbor 1000' 80,900 M/V Walter J. McCarthy, Jr. 1000' 80,900 M/V American Century 1000' 78,850 M/V American Integrity 1000' 78,850 M/V American Mariner 730' 37,300 M/V H. Lee White 704' 35,400 M/V John J. Boland 680' 34,000 M/V Sam Laud 634 24,300 American Courage - not available
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Interlake Steamship Company boats have been visitors to Duluth for over 100 years. Nine of the Ten Interlake boats visited the Port of Duluth/Superior during the past year and are a part of our nautical heritage.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022
American Century arrived in Superior this afternoon to end the shipping season. Multiple tugs assisted the Century in breaking 2 foot thick ice on it's way to its slip.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Paul R Tregurtha arrived in Duluth this afternoon for winter layup. Thick ice slowed things down a bit.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
John G Munson (iron ore pellets) departed, Arthur M Anderson arrived in Duluth to load iron ore pellets tonight.
Walter J McCarthy Jr departed Superior this morning loaded with iron ore pellets. The McCarthy was assisted by the Edwar H tug owned by Heritage Marine.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
With the help of the tugs, the CSL ASSINIBOINE busted out of Superior ice loaded with iron ore pellets.
Monday, January 10, 2022
John J Boland arrived in Two Harbors through heavy sea smoke on a cool (-20F) morning.
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Emerging from the ice fog, the American Mariner arrived in Duluth this morning like a snotty-nosed kid coming in from the cold.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Paul R Tregurtha departed, Mesabi Miner arrived in Duluth early this morning.
Friday, January 7, 2022
The 1000 ft Edgar B Speer arrived in Duluth on this rather chilly (-20F) morning to create an incredible winter scene at the Duluth Shipping Canal.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Algoma Equinox arrived in Superior through pack ice in the Superior Entry.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Algoma Innovator arrived in Duluth overnight as gale-force winds gave it a shove through the Duluth Shipping Canal.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Lee A Tregurtha transited the front harbor of Superior Bay through narrow ice cut on its way to load iron ore pellets at BN.
Saturday, January 1, 2022
There was abundant sea smoke generated off open water this morning when the 1000 Ft Paul R Tregurtha departed Duluth on a rather cool New Years Day.
The Edgar B Speer departed Two Harbors this morning and was quickly hidden by sea smoke on a -20F morning.