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Shipping traffic: Welcome back, Mesabi Miner

The Mesabi Miner is one of four expected arrivals in the Twin Ports today, coming in this morning to load coal. The self-unloading bulk carrier was launched Feb. 14, 1977, and was the fourth of 13 1,000-footers built for various American flag car...

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Mesabi Miner leaving Duluth, December 2009 (News Tribune file photo)

The Mesabi Miner is one of four expected arrivals in the Twin Ports today, coming in this morning to load coal. The self-unloading bulk carrier was launched Feb. 14, 1977, and was the fourth of 13 1,000-footers built for various American flag carriers on the Great Lakes. It's shown here leaving the Duluth piers in December.

Saturday, April 10

DULUTH ENTRY

Morning: Manitowoc, departing with coal; Great Lakes Trader, arriving to load iron ore pellets; Mesabi Miner, arriving to load coal and departing in the evening.

Afternoon: Paul R. Tregurtha, arriving to load coal.

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Sometime: John G. Munson is scheduled to arrive to discharge limestone, but has been delayed by wind on Lake Michigan.

SUPERIOR ENTRY

No traffic expected

TWO HARBORS

Afternoon: Edwin H. Gott, arriving to load iron ore pellets.

For updated information 24 hours a day, call the Boatwatcher's Hotline at (218) 722-6489.

Source: The Lake Superior Marine Museum in Canal Park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and boatnerd.com. Arrival and departure times are not official and can vary widely.

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