of the oldest and largest ships in the world have sailed in the Great Lakes.
From the early wooden schooners of the 1800's, to the massive ore
carriers of today, this guide covers the many facets of shipping in the
Midwest. Here you will find information from radio frequencies & phone numbers to many photographs and
Army Corps of Engineers
Ore Docks in Two Harbors
Keith W. Churill
Photographer: Jeff W. Churill
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like to offer you the opportunity to share your maritime
adventures with other Great Lakes enthusiasts. Submit your own
photographs and stories of ships on the Great Lakes. We are
always looking for photographs to publish with recognition given
to every author and photographer.
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HOW TO START YOUR JOURNEY
(3) ways to easily navigate this part of our web site:
- An alphabetical listing of
Ships that travel throughout the Midwest. Just click on the name, in the
listing, to view information and photo's on a particular vessel.
- Use the arrows (
) in the upper right corner of the page to index
through each fleet. When you reach the end of a fleet, a drop down
window will appear allowing you to choose another fleet.
Search - Type in what your looking for and let the system work for you.
browsing the site, watch for photo gallery links as shown below:
be sure to visit our
more information on the many shipwrecks.
Every effort has been given to ensure the
accuracy of this information based on our resources. We apologize
for any possible errors and ask that you please Email us if any are
found so they can be investigated and corrected.
Thank You! Email: email@example.com
Your Ships - 31st Edition, 1990 - 38th Edition, 1997 - 40th
Edition, 1999 Marine Publishing Co. Inc., P.O.
Box 68, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Lakers: Volume II - Eric Hirsimaki, 1988, Mileposts Publishing Co., 3963 Dryden
Drive, N. Olmsted, OH 44070
- printed by the United States Government for the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers, Detroit District - 1995 Library of Congress
catalog card number: 95-070154