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The Lightship Huron

One interesting little site, located in a county park, is the Lightship Huron. Lightships are floating lighthouses that could be anchored on the lakes where it was too deep or impossible to build a lighthouse.

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Great Lakes Ship Building

I recently ran across a online resource for Great Lakes Shipping enthusiasts.  The Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection offers an ever expanding data set of ships, shipbuilders and ship names that span back to the 1830’s. Its a facinating resource for Great Lakes...

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage in 2014

Great Lakes Ice Coverage in 2014 Delayed the Shipping season – The winter the Great Lakes experienced near record ice coverage. The ice has impacted harbor towns across the Great Lakes.

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