life aboard a great lakes freighter

Is a Maritime Career Waiting for You Lake Superior Magazine

Feb 01 2017 · If your workplace dream is a place on a ship there are two paths to follow to work aboard a commercial freighter on the Great Lakes. You can either attend a maritime academy and enter the workforce as a licensed officer or start at the bottom as an

Ships and Shipwrecks Episode 1002Great Lakes Now

Episode 1002 Ships and Shipwrecks. Come aboard a tugboat that has delivered mail to boats on the Great Lakes since 1874 learn about life on a Great Lakes freighter and dive into some incredible shipwrecks in the Great Lakes only national marine sanctuary.

Life aboard a Great Lakes freighter

Jun 21 2015 · Life aboard a Great Lakes freighter. Michigan Published 12 21 a.m. ET June 21 2015 Updated 2 24 p.m. ET June 23 2015. CLOSE. Coming this week in the Detroit Free Press staff photographer Eric

Visual Journeys of Eric Seals

VideoGraveyard of the Great Lakes documentary Detroit Free Press. VideoPlatinum Anniversary couple VideoLife aboard a Great Lakes freighter Detroit Free Press. Video40 years on PBB Still Haunts mid-Michigan Detroit Free Press. VideoSecret Santas in Detroit give away 14 000

Freighter Food From the Galleys of the Great Lakes NPR

Dec 10 2004 · Freighter Food From the Galleys of the Great Lakes Longer than three football fields freighters ply the Great Lakes hauling iron ore coal stone and a

A L L Aboard

(18 years old) aboard a Great Lakes Freighter. Trip Details The trip date and duration will be determined by Interlake Steamship Company after the drawing. Winning passengers will be guests of a Great Lakes Freighter during its regular working voyage. A crewmember will guide you through the ship as you explore the life of a freighter sailor.

Life on a Great Lakes freighter All hands well fed

Jun 23 2015 · Related Follow Freep aboard a Great Lakes freighter. The office for this trio is a somewhat narrow room tucked in on deck level in the stern

A Sailor s Logbook A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters

Jun 01 1999 · In this firsthand account of life aboard the ships of the Great Lakes Mark Thompson weaves together the threads of a story that relives a centuries-old tradition. Thompson began his logbook after he reported for duty aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in Superior Wisconsin for the 1996 shipping season.

Tips For Booking Passage On A Freighter ShipIt s A

I would much rather see what life aboard is really like. I want to learn what it takes to move cargo around the world. I spent a summer as a crew member on an iron ore carrier working the Great Lakes. Just living on that great lumbering vessel was a fascinating experience that I often reflect on. And believe me you will eat well on a freighter

Cruises Rising Waters and Ship SafetyGreat Lakes Now

For more about freighters and life on freighters CLICK HERE to watch Great Lakes Now s previous segment on life aboard the CSL Welland. Got a question for a Great Lakes freighter captain Ask it here. >> WPBS produced this segment in part with support from a Great Lakes Now Local Station Production Grant.

What Are Great Lakes Freighter Cruises Your Questions

Oct 18 2018 · Have you dreamed of catching a ride on a freight ship escaping the luxuries of your everyday life and exploring new terrain Well this is the reality that adventurous spirits experience on Great Lakes freighter cruises. While it may not be

Deckhand Life on Freighters of the Great Lakes by Nelson

Deckhand (Non-fiction) a personal account of a man in the early 1960s who signed on as a deckhand with the great lakes freighters. His narration of the day-to-day work provides a glimpse into the life of a great lakes sailor. If youve ever watched a ship go by and wondered what the crew is

Life Aboard a Great Lakes cargo shipChamber of Marine

Life Aboard a Great Lakes cargo ship. How do Canadian sailors spend a typical Saturday night on a cargo ship Watching NHL hockey and having a barbecue of course. It was all part of the experience as Donna Symonds and her husband John Low got a glimpse into life as a mariner this past month after travelling aboard

Win a Great Lakes cruise aboard a working freighter

Dec 11 2019 · win a 2020 great lakes cruise aboard a working freighter Port Huron Lodge No. 2 of the International Ship Masters Association raffle Drawing date Jan. 31 2020

Raffle offers vacation aboard a 1 000-foot Great Lakes

Nov 23 2019 · The 1 013.5-foot Great Lakes freighter Paul R. Tregurtha is the largest freighter operating on the Great Lakes. Photo T. Shaw Photography By Ryan Kazmirzack Special to The Detroit NewsNovember 23 2019. For vacation next summer how about a leisurely Great Lakes cruise aboard a 1 000-foot freighter Seriouslythis is a real thing you

Win a Great Lakes cruise aboard a working freighter

Dec 11 2019 · win a 2020 great lakes cruise aboard a working freighter Port Huron Lodge No. 2 of the International Ship Masters Association raffle Drawing date Jan. 31 2020

2020 Freighter Trip Raffle United Way of St. Clair County

This is the 14th year these trips are being raffled to raise funds for the United Way of St. Clair County Campaign. Two drawings for a trip for two people (age 18 or over) aboard a Great Lakes Freighter during the Summer of 2020 The drawing will be held on Thursday April 30th 2020.

A Great Lakes Cruise Great Lakes Boating

Jul 18 2020 · Years later as we cruised the Great Lakes in our 46-foot Sea Ray Sundancer Memory Maker I was finally able to get up close and personal with these behemoths. However nothing can compare to actually being onboard one of them An eight-day trip aboard a lake freighter was up for bid at an auction we attended.

United Way selling freighter cruise raffle tickets

Dec 02 2019 · The United Way of St. Clair County is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win a trip aboard a Great Lakes freighter. Tickets are 10 or 10.50 if a credit card is used. Two winning tickets

A Great Lakes Cruise Great Lakes Boating

Jul 18 2020 · Years later as we cruised the Great Lakes in our 46-foot Sea Ray Sundancer Memory Maker I was finally able to get up close and personal with these behemoths. However nothing can compare to actually being onboard one of them An eight-day trip aboard a lake freighter was up for bid at an auction we attended.

Win a Great Lakes cruise aboard a working freighter

Dec 11 2019 · win a 2020 great lakes cruise aboard a working freighter Port Huron Lodge No. 2 of the International Ship Masters Association raffle Drawing date Jan. 31 2020

Sea Stories True Adventures of Great Lakes Freighter

Sep 26 2017 · With very little encouragement Capt. Metz decided to try for a job working on the Great Lakes ships. He started working on the boats in 1964 as a deckhand. He knew right away that life aboard a laker was what he wanted to do all the rest of his life. He worked his way through the ranks to become a Great Lakes Sea Captain in 1980.

Photos Life aboard a Great Lakes freighter Canadian

Jun 27 2017 · Shipping cargo on the Great Lakes is big business in almost every sense of the word. In 2010 about 48 000 people worked in the industry helping Canadian freighter ships transport more than 142 million tonnes of cargo through the famous waterways.

United Way selling freighter cruise raffle tickets

Dec 02 2019 · The United Way of St. Clair County is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win a trip aboard a Great Lakes freighter. Tickets are 10 or 10.50 if a credit card is used. Two winning tickets

Tips For Booking Passage On A Freighter ShipIt s A

I would much rather see what life aboard is really like. I want to learn what it takes to move cargo around the world. I spent a summer as a crew member on an iron ore carrier working the Great Lakes. Just living on that great lumbering vessel was a fascinating experience that I often reflect on. And believe me you will eat well on a freighter

What life is like aboard a Great Lakes freighterRock

Mar 28 2019 · By Laura Johnston March 28 2019 Comments Off on What life is like aboard a Great Lakes freighter. The Dorothy Ann-Pathfinder arriving at Arcellor Mittal. (Laura Johnston RocktheLake) The crew lives on the ship working six hours on and six hours off seven days a week for 60 days.

Great Lakes Now Life on a Freighter Episode 2 PBS

As you see the giant cargo freighters traveling along the Great Lakes have you ever wondered what life is like on board Join Captain Wilson Wallers and his crew aboard the CSL Welland to

United Way selling freighter cruise raffle tickets

Dec 02 2019 · The United Way of St. Clair County is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win a trip aboard a Great Lakes freighter. Tickets are 10 or 10.50 if a credit card is used. Two winning tickets

Climbing aboard the James R. BarkerFreighter Freak

Sep 07 2016 · Two weekends ago we disembarked the James R. Barker for the last time in Escanaba Michigan after spending an absolutely amazing and wonderful week on board. Unfortunately school started this past week leaving me almost no time to transition from life aboard the ship to a normal routine much less post the photos I took on board.

What life has been like aboard Great Lakes freighters

Jul 21 2020 · What life has been like aboard Great Lakes freighters during COVID-19 Great Lakes steel production rises again but steel output nearly down 20 this year 10 years ago Kalamazoo River oil spill was an awakening in pipeline debate

Great Lakes shipping aficionados mourn fire aboard SS Ste

Great Lakes shipping aficionados mourn fire aboard SS Ste. Claire "Freighter Frank" Friske called the fire a "severe loss to an important element of a very historical part of our early

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