There are a number of Great Lakes Ships in Duluth for winter layup. The shipping season usually ends in mid January and resumes again around the third week in March. As you can see most of the ships are being worked on while they are in port for winter layup.
Philip R. Clark Port Terminal Berth 1
American Century Port Terminal Berth 11
American Spirit Port Terminal Berth 8 and 9
Rodger Blough Port Terminal Berth 4
Author M. Anderson At CNN Docks
During a week in Duluth there were other ships that came to or left the harbor. Most of the days it was cold and rainy and the winds were blowing in off of Lake Superior. Ships leaving the harbor were running into some large waves.
The American Spirit was putting out a lot of smoke as it headed toward Duluth.