Atlantic Superior true to name

The Atlantic Superior will be here for the third time this season. It will be true to its name on this trip, loading coal here, for Nova Scotia Power in Sydney, Nova Scotia, a trip that will take the boat from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean. Built in 1982, it has worked a wide variety of ocean routes, taking coal from the United Kingdom to Portugal and iron ore from Spain … [Read more...]

Atlantic Superior helped build Chunnel

The Atlantic Superior has spent much of its life as an ocean going vessel. Built in 1982, the first trip with cargo originated in Superior when it loaded taconite. However, it soon was working a wide variety of ocean routes taking coal from the United Kingdom to Portugal, iron ore from Spain back to the United Kingdom and others. Notably, the vessel delivered stone to the … [Read more...]

Atlantic Superior arriving

The Atlantic Superior started life under that name in 1982. It was changed to the M. H. Baker III for a while but it is now back sailing under the original name. Working now in the Great Lakes, the boat has also spent time working the coast of Europe and also some time on the Pacific Ocean. Picture taken April 29, 2003. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication … [Read more...]