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Last Day of Lake Erie

6 September, 2011 Position: Alongside Port Colborne, Ontario Wx: NxE F 1, Overcast After a full and festive Labor Day Weekend, Pride of Baltimore II concluded her second visit to Buffalo. This traditional last hurrah for summer has brought changes in full store. In addition to a crew rotation of five crew departing the ship and five new hands to…

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326 Ft. Climb

28 June 2011 Position: Alongside West Street Wharf, Port Colbourne, Ontario Wx: WSW F 3-4 Partly Cloudy and Warm Pride of Baltimore II has made it up Niagara Falls…Sort of…By using the eight locks of the Welland Canal, the ship has “climbed” 326 feet today, and bridged the gap between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. A fitting event for my…

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