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The USS Duluth’s anchor sits on a Halvor Lines flatbed trailer at the Esco Marine naval scrapyard in Brownsville, Texas, last week after being loaded for the trip to Duluth. (Photo courtesy of John Werner)

USS Duluth’s anchor is on its way home

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Truck driver Rick Werner arrived in Duluth on Sunday with an unusual cargo chained to his Halvor Lines flatbed rig.

After obtaining permits for his oversized load, Werner left Texas on Friday bearing an 11¼-ton anchor, 12 links of massive chain and a piece of plate steel from the hull of the USS Duluth.  

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