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Our view of the tall ships: Lake County waters shared their majestic beauty

August 1, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

All right, so maybe Two Harbors and Silver Bay weren’t official ports of call. And yes, to actually board one of the tall ships that visited the Northland last weekend, you had to make the jaunt to Duluth. Continue Reading

Tall Ships (north)

August 5, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Paul VonGoertz said this week that Knife River “ended up having an impromptu Tall Ship Festival of its own.” That’s after the HMS Bounty anchored near Knife Island last week before heading into Duluth Thursday for its weekend event. Continue Reading

Duluth’s own tall ship? That idea foundered long ago

August 4, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Baltimore, Milwaukee and Erie, Pa., all have one. Why shouldn’t Duluth boast a tall ship of its own, too? Well, it nearly did.
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Duluth native sees floating peace site in Europa

August 2, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

While most sailboat fans in Duluth in recent days came to see pirates and snap photos of history, Lynn Elling saw the tall ships visit as an opportunity to promote peace on Earth.
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Aye do! Couple weds aboard Pride of Baltimore II

August 1, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Erin Somers and RJ Johnson had been looking to marry in Duluth, one of their favorite weekend getaways, ever since their engagement about 1½ years ago. But what sealed the deal for the Chanhassen, Minn., couple was winning a contest to tie the knot aboard the Pride of Baltimore II, a classic wooden clipper visiting Duluth as part of the Tall Ships Duluth festival.
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Coming up for the tall ships

August 1, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Although public tours of ships ended Sunday, many tall ships still will be visible in the Twin Ports over the next few days.
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Duluth in the running for Port of the Year

July 31, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Alan Morse, the Pride of Baltimore II’s first mate, said Duluth is the favorite port he has visited, but Morse admitted he is a little biased.
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Dedication, love of sailing hallmarks of tall ship captain

July 31, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

There are requirements and rewards for being the captain of a tall ship.
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Pride of Baltimore II is a peek into War of 1812

July 31, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Amid the buccaneers and swashbucklers who descended on Harbor Drive in Duluth this week were War of 1812 re-enactors, and some of the redcoats exchanged barbs with people as they walked by.
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Revisiting the Roseway

July 31, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

As her 90th birthday approached, Marie Berg shunned her family’s attempts to throw her a big party.
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