A page from the past: April 12, 2004

Lithuanian national anthem celebrates 1st ship of the year A Lithuanian couple from Wisconsin came up to Duluth on April 12, 2004 to visit the first saltie of the year, the Lithuanian flagged Kapitonas Andzejauskas. Mrs. Tribys told us her husband would sing the Lithuanian national anthem for us and he did! Click here for more on the song and here for more information on the … [Read more...]

Party begins with Lithuanian song

The Lithuanian flagged and owned Kapitonas Andzejauskas was the first ocean ship to arrive last year. A Lithuanian couple, the Tribys, from Wisconsin, heard about it and came up to join the Port Authority's first ship arrival party. They were born in Klaipeda, which is also the home port of the ship. Mrs Tribys let it be known that her husband could sing the Lithuanian national … [Read more...]

Kapitonas Andzejauskas

The Lithuanian flagged Kapitonas Andzejauskas may drop the anchor off the Duluth piers when it arrives this evening and wait to load grain. It was the first ocean ship of the season last year. Then, despite the flag, the ship had a crew that all came from Ukraine. Photo taken April 10, 2004. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-01-2005 … [Read more...]

Kapitonas Andzejauskas 1st salt water ship

The Kapitonas Andzejauskas will be the first ocean ship to come to Duluth this season. Built in 1978 in Ukraine, it was here twice last year. This Lithuanian flagged ship will be loading grain. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 04-10-2004 … [Read more...]

Kapitonas Andzejauskas: First saltwater ship of 2004

Arrived: April 10, 2004 at 4:40 pm Lithuanian ships usually fly Lithuanian flags. Unfortunately for John and Birute Tribys, there were no Lithuanians on board. The home port of the Kapitonas Andzejauskas is Klaipeda, a Lithuanian port on the Baltic Sea. The arrival of this Lithuanian ship attracted the attention of the Tribys. They live in Wisconsin but came up to … [Read more...]