American Integrity entering Duluth

Makinaw Entering Duluth Port

Edwin H. Gott

Photo by Diane Hilden

Don’t miss out on the most visited attraction in the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior! Over 400,000 people visit the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center annually.

CRUISE OF A LIFETIME

Tickets are now on sale!

Win a Trip for 2 on the 1,000-foot Oreboat Edwin H. Gott

Two 1st Prizes of a Round Trip for 2 on the Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes 1,000-foot Oreboat

Purchase your chance to win by mailing in this form today!

Two winners and their guests will sail together the summer of 2015 departing from Duluth or Two Harbors. Average trip is 5.5 days. Accommodations are the Owner’s Quarters, Staterooms & Lounge, overlooking the deck. Dine at the Captain’s table and tour the ship from the Pilothouse to Engine Room. Trip Donated by Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes, Inc.  This raffle is fundraiser for the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, sponsored by the Lake Superior Marine Museum Association. Great Lakes Fleet/Key Lakes, Inc. will advise winners of boarding dates.

Cruise of a Lifetime Raffle Ticket ORDER FORM- 2014.pdf

 

GALES OF NOVEMBER 2014

Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8
Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center, Duluth, MN

FEATURED LUNCHEON SPEAKERS

Friday, November 7
Grandma’s Sports Garden
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Mark Gill, Director of Vessel Traffic Services ("Ice Ops") for the US Coast Guard at the Soo

 
Saturday, November 8
Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Dr. James P. Delgado, Director of Maritime Heritage in the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration 

Dr. Delgado has led or participated in shipwreck expeditions around the world. His undersea explorations include RMSTitanic, the discoveries of Carpathia, the ship that rescued Titanic's survivors, and the notorious "ghost ship" Mary Celeste, as well as surveys of USS Arizonaat Pearl Harbor, the sunken fleet of atomic-bombed warships at Bikini Atoll, the polar exploration shipMaud, wrecked in the Arctic, the 1846 wreck of the United States naval brig Somers, whose tragic story inspired Herman Melville's Billy Budd, and Sub Marine Explorer, a civil war-era find and the world's oldest known deep-diving submarine. His archaeological work has also included the excavation of ships and collapsed buildings along the now-buried waterfront of Gold Rush San Francisco 

Other Speakers include:

Dennis Hale - Author and Sole Survivor of the SS Daniel J. Morrell 

Ken Merryman and Jerry Eliason – The Scotiadoc Shipwreck – found September 2013 

Frederick Stonehouse – Author and Historian 

LCDR Anthony J. Mafia - Commanding Officer, USCG Cutter Alder

Chris Winters - Author and Photographer

Ron Williams - National Weather Service

Dan Fountain - Author, Michigan Gold & Silver, Mining in the Upper Peninsula

Dr. Doug Ricketts - Senior Research Associate and Director of Marine Operations, R/V Blue Heron Large Lakes Observatory

Tamara Thomsen - Maritime Archaeologist, Wisconsin Historical Society

Lee Radzak - Historic Site Manager Split Rock Lighthouse

Bob Shutes - Retired Captain and Author

Gales Registration Form.pdf

 

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2014 Membership Application.pdf

 

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