Maritime Festival

Due to COVID-19, 2021 Thunder Bay Maritime Festival and Cardboard Boat Regatta Canceled Due to the lead time needed for fundraising and planning, the Thunder Bay Maritime Festival and Cardboard Boat Regatta will not be held on July 4, 2021. “We hope everyone still gets out and safely enjoys our sanctuary this summer --and count [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:49:01-04:00July 4th, 2021|, |Comments Off on Maritime Festival

Winter Layups Await for Spring

Historically, the Gales of November have long been known for ushering in long, cold winters throughout northern Michigan. When lake conditions became too hazardous for ships to travel, or when ice began blocking entrances to harbors, thousands of commercial ships became dormant. Usually beginning in early to mid-December, and sometimes lasting until the following May, [...]

By |2018-02-22T21:21:11-05:00February 20th, 2018|History, Shipwrecks|Comments Off on Winter Layups Await for Spring
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