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Update for Sturgeon Bay Great Lakes boat departure schedule

Liz Welter, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Published 5:00 p.m. CT March 19, 2018

STURGEON BAY - The grand ships of the Great Lakes fleet will be making their way to open water starting Friday, according to the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding updated departure schedule.

The departures start with two ships leaving port March 23 with two of the largest boats, Stewart J. Cort and Mesabi Miner, sailing from Sturgeon Bay March 24, according to Bay Shipbuilding. 

The schedule is tentative and often changes as the weather fluctuates:

The Winter Fleet departure schedule for 2017-2018

  • Paul R. Tregurtha, 1013 X 105 feet, departs 5/18/18
  • Stewart J. Cort, 1000 X 105 feet, departs 3/24/18
  • Mesabi Miner, 1000 X 105 feet, departs 3/24/18
  • Joseph Block, 728 X 78 feet, departs 3/24/18
  • Wilfred Sykes, 678 X 70 feet, departs 4/22/18
  • Roger Blough, 858 X 105 feet, departs 3/23/18
  • John G. Munson, 768 X 72 feet, departs 3/26/18
  • Cason J. Callaway, 767 X 70 feet, departs 3/23/18
  • American Courage, 636 X 68 feet, no date
  • Cleveland Rocks Barge departs 11/12/18
  • Tug Invincible, 100 X 35 feet,  no date
  • Robert Pierson, 630 X 68 feet departs 4/03/18
  • Tug Victory, 140 X 43 feet, departs 4/03/18
  • Barge James L. Kuber, 704 X 70 feet departs 4/03/18
  • Evening Star departs 4/19/18
  • Bright Star departs 4/12/18
  • Star of Chicago departs 5/14/18

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