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Keweenaw Star Lighthouse Trip - May 2010


Day 1

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Keweenaw Star at Marquette, with the old ore dock in the background.
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Marquette Lighthouse
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Pathfinder/Dorothy Ann head for Marquette. This is an unusually calm day on Lake Superior.
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Waving at the Pathfinder/Dorothy Ann.
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Great Lakes Trader approaching.
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Great Lakes Trader poses for pictures.
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We leave the Great Lakes Trader astern.
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Grand Island light.
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Grand Island light closeup.
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Keweenaw Star leaves Grand Island astern.
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Au Sable light
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Shipwreck just under the surface off Au Sable light.
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Crisp Point light
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Algowood meets Herbert C. Jackson
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Whitefish Point light
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Lighthouse at Ile Parisienne. Note the beaver-shaped weathervane on top.
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Gros Cap
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Indiana Harbor upbound
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Light 26 in the upper St. Marys River.
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Indiana Harbor meets fleetmate St. Clair.
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Arriving at the locks, we pass under the International and railway bridges
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Paul R. Tregurtha on the Poe Lock Pier.
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Tug Nancy Anne in the lower harbor.

Day 2

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Tug General in Soo Harbor.
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Island Queen V in the floating drydock.
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 Tom and Joe share lighthouse stories.
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Burns Harbor and Lee A. Tregurtha in Mud Lake.
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 Former Round Island light, turned into a luxury cottage and now for sale for around $3 million.
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John Sherwin, Arthur K. Atkinson in long-term layup at the old  DeTour Coal Dock.
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John Sherwin
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Conversion to a cottage continues for the bow of Lewis G. Harriman. Note the fresh paint on the superstructure.
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Pipe Island range
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Passing the Pathfinder.
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DeTour Reef Light, with the Pathfinder passing.
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Kraig and Jason Funkey, who co-own Keweenaw Excursions (along with their dad, Fred) grill burgers in the Straits.
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Martins Reef Light
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 Relaxing on deck.
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Breaking out the binoculars
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Roger Blough and the Round Island Light.
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Blough, with Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel in the background.
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Star Line ferries Marquette II and Joliet leave Mackinac Island.
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Marquette II in front of the Grand Hotel.
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Mackinaw Bridge falls astern.
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Lewis J. Kuber in the the Straits.
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Photographers focus on White Shoal lighthouse.
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White Shoal light, 20 miles west of Mackinac Bridge.
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Skillagalee Island lighthouse.
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Tug Wendy Anne leaves Charlevoix, headed for Beaver Island.

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