H. J. Schwartz

 Gregory J. Busch/Primary 1

H. J. Schwartz was built in 1995, is 150 feet long and flies a U.S. flag

H. Lee White
250504-2--016The H. J. Schwartz is a derrick barge with a 70-ton crane that lifts stone and rock during the Corps of Engineers breakwater maintenance. She works on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior ports. Duluth is the home port.
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Above and below, on May 4, 2005, the rig was just off the shore in front of the Marine Museum, adding rocks to the break wall.
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Picture above and below taken Monday, September 13, 2004
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Picture below taken Thursday, June 14, 2001
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Comments

  1. Steve Sutter says:

    Who was the H.J. Schwartz named after and why?

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  3. Tristin (loves ships) says:

    break water builder. nice!

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