Thursday, September 21, 2023

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

"Munson Salute" John G Munson departed Duluth 09/20/2023

With a prolonged salute, the John G Munson showed off it powerful horn to a delighted crowd at the Canal. The Munson departed loaded with iron ore pellets.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

"The Fleet Departs" Fishing boats deploy from Duluth 09/14/2023

The crisp morning air carried the sound of boats departing through the canal for a day of fishing. The sun had just risen, casting an orange and pink glow across the sky. Seeing the fishing fleet leaving the port of Duluth, ready to release their lines and bring back their catch was a beautiful sight. The calm seas will likely produce a memorable experience and more than enough fish.

"Harbor Arrivals" Philip R Clarke, Michipicoten, & Mesabi Miner arrived ...

Philip R Clarke, Michipicoten, & Mesabi Miner arrived in Duluth on a warm September afternoon.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

"Polaris Arrival" Viking Polaris arrived in Duluth 09/12/2023

Viking Polaris arrived in Duluth this morning to greet passengers from around the world that will be embarking on a 71 day cruise to Antarctica and beyond.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Thursday, September 7, 2023

"Dancing with the Tugs" Federal St. Laurent arrived in Duluth on 09/07/2023

Federal St. Laurent arrived in Duluth this afternoon to load iron ore pellets.

"Master of the Lakes" John G Munson departed Duluth 9/07/2023

The John G. Munson departed Duluth with iron ore. As one of the few remaining steam-powered vessels still in operation, the Munson is a fascinating piece of maritime history. Its reliability and longevity are a testament to the skill and dedication of the crew who maintain and operate this remarkable vessel, which is still a vital part of the Great Lakes shipping industry, transporting bulk cargo like coal across the region.

"Mighty Miner" Mesabi Miner departed Duluth 9/07/2023

The Mesabi Miner departed Duluth this morning loaded with iron ore pellets. This massive ship is a sight as it navigates through the Duluth-Superior Harbor. It's always impressive to see such a gigantic vessel in action and think about how much cargo it can carry. The Mesabi Miner is a true workhorse of the Great Lakes and a testament to the engineering expertise that goes into creating such a magnificent vessel. As it sets sail, it reminds us of the importance of shipping in our economy and its vital role in transporting goods across North America. Safe travels to the crew of the Mesabi Miner!

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

"Red White & Blue" Michipicoten arrived in Duluth 09/05/2023

Michipicoten arrived in Duluth early this morning with the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge lit up in Red White & Blue.

Monday, September 4, 2023

Friday, September 1, 2023

"Just Sailing" Duluth 08/30/2023

I was going to speed this up and run it in a few minutes, but, I found myself just relaxing and enjoying the view. I hope it does the same for you.

"Morning Departure" John G Munson 09/01/2023

The John G Munson quietly slipped out of port Friday loaded with iron ore pellets.