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Photos: Tall Ships Duluth

The U.S. Brig Niagara sails towards the Aerial Lift Bridge in the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)1 / 43
The Pride of Baltimore and the Denis Sullivan enter the Duluth Harbor basin near Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin/caustin@duluthnews.com)2 / 43
A crew member from the When and If rides the bowsprit of the 80-foot schooner during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail in the Duluth Ship Canal Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)3 / 43
The Pride of Baltimore II sails towards the Duluth Ship Canal during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)4 / 43
Mama duck looms over unsuspecting beach goers at Park Point during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. Mama duck is a 61-foot tall, 12-ton inflatable rubber duck. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)5 / 43
Mama Duck looms drifts past the Aerial Lift Bridge during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. Mama duck is a 61-foot tall, 12-ton inflatable rubber duck. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)6 / 43
The U.S. Brig Niagara sails under the Aerial Lift Bridge during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)7 / 43
The Schooner Denis Sullivan sails through the Duluth Ship Canal during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)8 / 43
The U.S. Brig Niagara sails towards the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)9 / 43
The U.S. Brig Niagara, Zeeto and the El Galeon Andalucia sail towards the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)10 / 43
People wave from the deck of the schooner Appledore V in the Duluth Ship Canal during the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. The ship was one of nine ships that participated in the parade. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)11 / 43
The schooner Abbey Road sails into the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)12 / 43
Spectators photograph and watch as the El Galeon Andalucia sails towards the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)13 / 43
The El Galeon Andalucia sails towards the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)14 / 43
People watch and photograph the Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail from the top the South Pier Inner Lighthouse Thursday afternoon in Duluth. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)15 / 43
The 129-foot galleon El Galeon Andalucia sails towards the Duluth Ship Canal during Tall Ships Duluth Parade of Sail Thursday afternoon. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)16 / 43
A swarm of smaller pleasure craft motors through the ship canal at the conclusion of the Parade of Sail at the Tall Ships Festival Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com17 / 43
A deckhand on aboard the El Galeon prepares the ship for docking at the Bayfront after it passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge during the Tall Ships Festival. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com18 / 43
The US Brig Niagara sails under the Aerial Lift Bridge and into the Duluth Harbor during the Parade of Sail at the Tall Ships Festival Thursday afternoon. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com19 / 43
The US Brig Niagara passes through the ship canal in full sail before a crowd of thousands at the start of the Tall Ships Festival Thursday afternoon. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com20 / 43
The Appledore V schooner passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge into the Duluth Harbor during the Tall Ships Festival Thursday. At upper left is the Sundew. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com21 / 43
The big inflatable duck looms in Superior Bay as the Pride of Baltimore II sails by during Thursday's Tall Ships Festival. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com22 / 43
The big duck floats among the "little ducks" in Superior Bay during the Tall Ships Festival. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com23 / 43
The Pride of Baltimore II passes through the ship canal before a cast of thousands at the Parade of Sail during the Tall Ships Festival. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com24 / 43
The Sundew shoots out sprays of water than in the sunlight briefly created a rainbow. It was the first ship in the Parade of Sail Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com25 / 43
Two Tall Ships Festival goers get in the spirit by attending in pirate gear. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com26 / 43
The ship canal in Canal Park is packed with people enjoying the Parade of Sail at the start of the Tall Ships Festival Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com27 / 43
The Pride of Baltimore II sails in front of the crowd at Bayfront Park during the Parade of Sail at the Tall Ships Festival Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com28 / 43
To watch the Parade of Sail Thursday people lined the ship canal and watched from every building top nearby. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com29 / 43
Sea cadets aboard the Sundew stand at attention as the ship passes through the ship canal at the start of the Parade of Sail Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com30 / 43
A flotilla of small watercraft motors through the ship canal at the conclusion of the Parade of Sail at the Tall Ships Festival Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com31 / 43
The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II sails toward Duluth for Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com32 / 43
People on rooftops and along the ship canal watch as the tall ship S/V Denis Sullivan nears the Lift Bridge during Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com33 / 43
The tall ship U.S. Brig Niagara nears the Duluth ship canal during Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com34 / 43
The retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sundew leads the tall ships When and If (center) and the Pride of Baltimore II into Superior Bay at the start of Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com35 / 43
The retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sundew welcomes the tall ship When and If to Duluth during Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com36 / 43
The tall ship U.S. Brig Niagara moves across Lake Superior before joining Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com37 / 43
The tall ship Mist of Avalon sails past a crowd as it enters Duluth during Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Thousands of people turned out for the event. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com38 / 43
The tall ship Abbey Road nears the Lift Bridge during Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com39 / 43
With a number of flags flying, the tall ship Appledore V sails in Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com40 / 43
The tall ships Abbey Road (left) and Pride of Baltimore II docked by Harbor Drive after Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com41 / 43
The tall ship Zeeto takes part in Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com42 / 43
The tall ship El Galeon Andalucia nears the Lift Bridge to conclude Thursday’s Parade of Sail. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com43 / 43

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