Salt water ships I have visited

Because of Homeland Security, I don’t get on board as many ships as I used to. I have compiled a slideshow of a variety of salt water ships that I visited from 1999 forward. And I added some commentary as well. This is the first of what I hope will be several such shows. … [Read more...]

Alder Opens 2016 season

Join the Alder and 25 members of LSMMA as they open the 2016 shipping season in Duluth Minnesota … [Read more...]

Matcho, a canine crew member

The Chios Charity was recently scrapped but she was here 7 times after 1996. I got to know Matcho, her canine crew member on those last two trips.  Click below for a short video about my two visits with the Chios Charity wonder dog. … [Read more...]

Thomas the Train comes to Duluth

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The good old days

While we wait for the Alder to open up the season, probably on Monday, March 9, here is a video I created during the beginning of the 2007 season. … [Read more...]

Duluth Layup, 2003-04

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Juno under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge

Here the Juno arrives Duluth on December 8, 2014. She made one other trip to Duluth, in October, 2011. … [Read more...]

Saltie departs Duluth

This was the Muntgracht's first trip to the Twin Ports; she brought machinery here that then went to the Twin Cities. … [Read more...]

3 arrivals on November 7, 2014

The Philip R. Clarke, James R. Barker and CSL Niagara came into port under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge on Friday afternoon, November 7, 2014. … [Read more...]

Vikingbank follows Federal Satsuki

Like the Satsuki, she will load grain at the Gavilon Elevator, the former Peavey elevator … [Read more...]

Federal Satsuki departs with grain

… on October 31, 2014 … [Read more...]