Isolda makes first visit to Riverland Ag

The Isolda arrived Duluth on May 31, 2017 and is now loading grain at Riverland Ag (above). This is her 27th visit here since she was built in 1999. She was last here on July 14, 2015. Since then she has had a significant paint job, dropping the very familiar blue color to black. See Denny Dushane’s comment on the Isolda ship page. She has loaded grain during all her visits, … [Read more...]

Busy morning in Duluth harbor

The Isolda came under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge this morning at 7:10 and with the assistance of the tug Kentucky, went straight into the dock at Riverland Ag, directly across the Duluth harbor from the bridge. Twenty minutes later, the Herbert C. Jackson arrived, passing the Isolda on her way to discharge limestone. This is the first trip back to the Twin Ports since the … [Read more...]

“Do you think we should get married here?”

Perhaps, the couple in the Rose Garden is wondering what the view will be next June when they get married by the Lake. The Rose Garden will be there but it is not likely the Polish owned Isolda will be in town. She was at anchor off the Duluth piers on July 1st when they were checking out the location. View Map … [Read more...]

Isolda passes North Pier Light

The Isolda is making its 17th trip to the Twin Ports since it was built in 1999. It is owned by the Polish Steamship Company located in the port of Szczecin, Poland. It will be loading spring wheat and peas to take to Spain. Photo taken October 15, 2001. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 11-11-2005 … [Read more...]