American Integrity entering Duluth

Makinaw Entering Duluth Port

Edwin H. Gott

Photo by Diane Hilden

Photo by Diane Hilden

Don't miss out on the most visited attraction in the Twin Ports!
Over 475,000 people visit the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center annually.

GALES of NOVEMBER 2016

November 4 and 5, 2016

Get your tickets to Gales of November here!

2016 - Gales Registration Form.pdf

What’s new this year?

  • Friday events will take place in the Harbor Side Room of the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
  • Saturday events will take place in the Lake Superior Ballroom (same as previous years) of the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
  • The 75th Anniversary of the Pearl Harbor will be honored

 

FRIDAY, November 4

Keynote Luncheon Speaker - Noon

Mark Barker, President of Interlake Steamship Company

Presented by the Chamber of Marine Commerce

 

Afternoon Speakers – 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Bruce Lynn, Executive Director, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Chris Winters, Maritime Photographer and Author

 

Afternoon Tours/Options                 3 – 5 pm

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

Superior Public Museums Special Tour

UW-Superior Jim Dan Hill Library

Great Lakes Aquarium

 

Evening Event 6 – 8 pm

Opening Evening Gala and Dinner at the DECC - Lake Superior Ballroom

 

SATURDAY, November 5                                                                           

Keynote Morning Speaker 9:00 am

Frederick Stonehouse, Maritime Expert, Author and Historian

 

Keynote Luncheon Speaker 12:00 pm

Dr. James P. Delgado, Ph.D., Director of Maritime Heritage,

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Sanctuaries  

 

Event Speakers 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Michael Schumacher, Author an Historian

Terry Pepper, Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association

Ric Mixter, Producer, Lecturer and Author

Bob Furman, Executive Director, Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

Jerry Sandvick, Professor Emeritus, Author and Historian

Rochelle Pennington, Author, Speaker, Newspaper Columnist

LCDR Charter B. Tschirgi, Commanding Officer, USCG Cutter Alder

 

Other Options 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall - featuring book signings, displays of maritime items, Cruise of a Lifetime raffle tickets and much more!

Silent Auction of unique maritime artifacts * Boat Tours * Fleet Flags on display 


CRUISE OF A LIFETIME RAFFLE!

Win a Trip for 2 On the Great Lakes Vessel Joseph L. Block

Two 1st Prizes of a Round Trip for 2 on the Central Marine Logistics great lakes vessel Joseph L. Block. 

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

2016 - Cruise of a Lifetime Raffle - ORDER FORM.pdf

Two winners and their guests will sail the summer of 2017. Average trip is five days. Accommodations are the Owner’s Quarters, Staterooms and Lounge. Dine at the Captain’s table and tour the ship from the Pilothouse to Engine Room.

RAFFLE TICKET PRICES    

$10 each or 3 for $25

Drawing Held at the Gales of November Conference

November 5, 2016 - 5:00 p.m. at the DECC in Duluth, MN

Trip Donated by Central Marine Logistics. This raffle is a fundraiser for the Lake Superior Marine Museum Association.

 


MEMBERSHIP

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If you haven’t renewed your LSMMA Membership, download our membership form and mail it in today!

2016 Membership Application-WEB.pdf

 

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LSMMA CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

2016

JANUARY

  • January 19 – Board Meeting
  • January 14 – Annual Dinner Meeting

 

FEBRUARY

  • February 16 – Board Meeting

 

MARCH

  • March 7 – Alder Ice Ride
  • March 15 – Board Meeting
  • March 16 – Spring Cleaning Day at the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
  • March 11 – 12- GLSPS Show in Twin Cities
  • March – Spring Break Up Drawing

 

APRIL

  • April 19 – Board Meeting
  • April 23 – Earth Day Celebrations
  • April – Cruise of a Lifetime Tickets go on SALE!
  • April 23 – SS Meteor Spring Cleaning Day

 

MAY

  • May 21 - 27 – Safe Boating Week
  • May 17 – Board Meeting

 

JUNE

  • June – Special Tour

 

JULY

  • July – Special Tour
  • July 16 - 17 – Lake Superior Days
  • July 28 –30 – Summer Field Trip to Manitowoc

 

AUGUST

  • August 6- 7 – Lighthouse Days
  • August 18 - 21 – Tall Ships
  • August 16 – Board Meeting

 

SEPTEMBER

  • September 15 – Board Meeting

 

OCTOBER

  • October 20 – Board Meeting
  • October 27 – Gales of November Bag Stuffing Night

 

NOVEMBER

  • November 4 – 5 – Gales of November
  • November 5 – Cruise of a Lifetime Drawing
  • November 15 – Board Meeting

 

DECEMBER

  • December 20 – Board Meeting

 

 

Thank you for your continued support of LSMMA.

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 Maritime Visitor
 Center

 

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  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
 
  Thursday - Sunday
  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
 

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  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
  Thursday - Sunday
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