Over 100 freighters transport iron ore across the Great Lakes

Shipping on the Great Lakes: From local ports to the world


At 1013.5 feet, Interlake Steamship Company’s flagship M/V Paul R. Tregurtha is the longest ship on the Great Lakes. She can carry up to 68,000 gross tons of taconite pellets. She is the reigning "Queen of the Lakes," a title she has held since she e...

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