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Ann Arbor No. 7 1925 - 1965
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Viking 1996 - 1996
(Contessa Cruise Lines)

1996 at Manitowoc, WI Notice red stripe is gone.
(Photo by Nathan Leindecker from the Bob Kalal collection)

At Manitowoc, WI.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Arrival of Viking into Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Arrival into Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Arrival into Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Lots of small boat traffic during arrival into Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Arrival into Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Heading to dock at Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Secured to dock at Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Port Stanley, Ont. June 1996.
(Photo by John E. Parnell from the Marc Vander Meulen collection)

   
Viking I 1996 - 2002
(Contessa Cruise Lines)

Renamed Viking I at Port Stanley, Ont. 1996.
(Photo by Roger LeLievre from the Bob Kalal collection)

Taken from the observation tower at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Superstructure and stack detail Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Bow detail and Erie Sand & Gravel sand-sucker Niagara at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Starboard profile at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Stern view at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Seagate detail at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

At Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

At Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Port side detail at Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

At Erie, PA May 24, 1997.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Erie, PA September 5, 1998.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Erie, PA September 5, 1998.
(Photo by Rich Weiss)

Sunset silhouette of Viking I at Erie, PA December 1998.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

April 15, 2001 at Erie PA.
(Photo by Jeff Thoreson)

Laid up at Erie, PA December 31, 2001.
(Photo by Mike Nicholls)

Laid up at Erie, PA December 31, 2001.
(Photo by Mike Nicholls)

     
Viking I 2002 - Today
(K&K Warehousing)

Tug Olive L. Moore tied to Viking I January 14, 2003 at Erie, PA.
(Photo by Jeff Thoreson)

Being towed out of Erie, PA January 14, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Being towed out of Erie, PA January 14, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Being towed out of Erie, PA January 14, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Being towed out of Erie, PA January 14, 2003.
(Photo by Roman Kloecker from the Bob Kalal collection)

Being towed out of Erie, PA January 14, 2003.
(Photo by Roman Kloecker from the Bob Kalal collection)

Being towed out of Erie, PA into Lake Erie January 14, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Tow passing under the Ambassador Bridge January 15, 2003.
(Photo by Dave Wobser from the Bob Kalal collection)

Viking I tow upbound at Belle Isle in the Detroit River. Lead tug: Olive L Moore. Steering tug: Manitou. January 15, 2003.
(Photo by Andrew Severson)

Viking I tow upbound at Belle Isle January 15, 2003.
(Photo by Andrew Severson)

Night view of tow upbound at Sarnia, Ont. January 15, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Bow of Viking I off Sarnia, Ont. January 15, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Passing under the Bluewater Bridge January 15, 2003.
(From the Bob Kalal collection)

Arriving at Menominee, MI January 19, 2003.
(Photo by Dick Lund from the Bob Kalal collection)

Passing through the Ogden St. Bridge at Menominee, MI January 19, 2003.
(Photo by Dick Lund from the Bob Kalal collection)

Docked with William H. Donner crane barge at Menominee, MI January 19, 2003.
(Photo by Dick Lund from the Bob Kalal collection)

At the K&K Dock in Menominee, MI March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Side View at the K&K Dock in Menominee, MI March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Wheel in pilot house.  March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Pilot house controls. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Arthur K. Atkinson life jacket in pilot house. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Looking forward at William H. Donner crane ship. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Forward gyrocompass room. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Dining Room. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Galley. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Rail car deck. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Main deck walkway. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Looking back from bow at forward superstructure. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Forward anchor winch. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Crew quarter. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Looking aft on deck. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Engine side view. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Engine from above. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Engine control room. March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Docked behind William H. Donner crane ship at K&K Dock, Menominee, MI March 5, 2003.
(Photo by Scott Best)

Lay-up in Menomonee April 26, 2003.
(Photo by Dick Lund)

With yacht Milk & Honey at Menominee, MI April 26, 2003.
(Photo by Dick Lund from the Bob Kalal collection)

October 3, 2003.
(Photo by Vic DeLarwelle from the Bob Kalal collection)

October 3, 2003.
(Photo by Vic DeLarwelle from the Bob Kalal collection)

At Menominee, MI 2004.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

With new Mackinaw Coast Guard icebreaker under construction April 14, 2005.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

Docked in Menominee, August 2005 New
(Photo by Don Klemm)

"Old Ansul" dock, Marinette, WI June 3, 2005.
(Photo by Roger LeLievre)

On the North side of the Menominee River, Menominee, MI. October 9, 2005.
(Photo by Scott Best)

K&K Integrated Logistics Dock June 27, 2006.
(Photo by Roger LeLievre)

Menominee, MI August 5, 2007.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

In Menominee, MI with Reserve August 1, 2007.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

Menominee, MI with new converted Reserve to barge December 17, 2007.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

With Lewis J. Kuber barge September 27, 2008 Menominee, MI.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

At Menominee, MI December 11. 2008.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

Covered with snow December 12, 2009.
(Photo by Dick Lund for the Bob Kalal collection)

Ann Arbor No. 7 pilot house at Bayfield Museum 2007.
(Photo by Bob Kalal)

Ann Arbor No. 7 pilot house at Bayfield Museum 2007.
(Photo by Bob Kalal)

     
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