Category: News

Watch the Action

Posted by Logan Gruber - March 12, 2013 - News
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As the shipping season begins and the ice is broken up by cutters like the Alder, you can watch all the action take place at DuluthHarborCam.com!  DuluthHarborCam.com has multiple cameras on the right hand side of the page showing live video of the harbor area. At the far bottom of the page are two maps, […]

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Ice Breaking

Posted by Logan Gruber - March 11, 2013 - News
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The Coast Guard ship Alder began breaking ice today in the harbor! The Twin Ports are starting to prepare for the shipping season as winter begins to come to a close. The Seafarers Center is also beginning preparations for our busy season, though we haven’t been idle these past few months. As always, donations and […]

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Blast from the Past

Posted by Logan Gruber - February 12, 2013 - News
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Recently, our Director Tom Anderson received a letter from a man named Kyle Hodsdon.  Kyle worked as a full time ship visitor at the Seafarers Center in Duluth from 1980-1985. Tom really appreciated the letter, and asked Kyle if we could reproduce it here.  Below is the full letter as Kyle wrote it. – “December […]

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Christmas at the Center

Posted by Logan Gruber - January 30, 2013 - News
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The Seafarers Center and it’s friends celebrated the Christmas season with a gathering on January 3rd in the basement of the Center. Many residents, friends, volunteers past and present and community members showed up, totaling around 25 people! Many brought dishes to share including some very delicious deserts. Main courses were provided by the Director, […]

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Can’t See The Harbor Light?

Posted by Logan Gruber - January 9, 2013 - Newsletter
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Are you having trouble viewing The Harbor Light Newsletters? First, try to click and view one of the Newsletters below: The Harbor Light November 2012 The Harbor Light May 2012 The Harbor Light November 2011 The Harbor Light May 2011 If it works, great! If not, then it means that you computer does not have […]

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A Very Vikingbank Christmas

Posted by Logan Gruber - January 9, 2013 - News
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  The MV Vikingbank was in Duluth harbor from November 12-14, 2012.  While they were in port some of our ship visitors went on board to visit and hand out Christmas gifts.  One of our volunteers, Teri, is pictured here in the mess hall with, from left, the Captain, Cook, and 2nd Mate of the […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Posted by Logan Gruber - January 1, 2013 - News
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our friends!  Thank you for supporting the Seafarer’s Center in Duluth in 2012, and we look forward to continuing our good work, meeting new volunteers, and seeing the return of Salties this spring! Have a blessed holiday season, and enjoy the beginning of 2013!  We […]

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Final Saltie of 2012

Posted by Logan Gruber - December 21, 2012 - News
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    On December 19, Seafarer Volunteers made their final visit to the final Saltie ship of the season here in the Twin Ports of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI.  The Federal Sakura, built in 2005 and registered in Panama, is over 620′ long, over 75′ wide and nearly 50′ tall according to BoatNerd.com, a website which […]

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