Interlake officials here for Sherwin

Interlake officials (above) were at Fraser Shipyards yesterday evaluating the condition of the John Sherwin, towed there on Tuesday after spending the last 25 years out of service in the Duluth Superior harbor. From left to right, Bob Dorn, Senior Vice President, Ian Sharp, Fleet Supervisor and Mark Barker, Director of Engineering were paying close attention while Fraser … [Read more...]

John Sherwin finally departs Duluth

The John Sherwin is scheduled to be towed this morning to Fraser Shipyards in Superior. Plans call for it to be immediately put in dry dock for an evaluation of its hull. Owned by Interlake Steamship of Cleveland, the Sherwin has remained idle at several Twin Ports docks since 1981. Its sister ship, the Charles M. Beeghly, was outfitted with a self unloader in 1981 and remains … [Read more...]