Great Lakes Trader arrives coated in ice

The ice-coated Great Lakes Trader floated steamed into Duluth at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 13 to load iron pellets. Video by Dennis O’Hara.



about 6 years ago

I could be wrong (often am), but a boat that just "floats" in usually means it is not under power. The correct term is "sailed" in, and in this case, "steamed" in is even more accurate.

Paul Lundgren

about 6 years ago

By the way, in case anyone thought ice-covered ships is a new thing.

Late Arrival

Never stops being awesome, though.

Paul Lundgren

about 6 years ago

And there's also ...


Ice Coated Freighter After Stormy Voyage in Duluth-Superior Harbor
CAPTION: This interesting sight is not uncommon in early spring or late fall, when these large boats encounter rough weather on their trips across the Great Lakes.

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