State of Michigan arrives in state of Minnesota, Duluth to be exact

The State of Michigan, a training boat owned and operated by the Great Lakes Maritime Academy, arrived in port this morning at 7:57.  She will be at the dock behind the DECC until Thursday evening. The Academy trains men and women to serve as officers in the Merchant Marine. Located in Traverse City, MI, the school is one of seven maritime academies in the United States, … [Read more...]

State of Michigan training ship visits

The State of Michigan arrived in the Twin Ports late Sunday afternoon (above). In this case, the State of Michigan is the training ship used by the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, Michigan. It is docked behind the DECC and is expected to be open for public tours this afternoon. Before becoming in a training ship, it sailed as the Persistent and did submarine … [Read more...]