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Photos: Tall ship makes pit stop in Superior

The Pride of Baltimore II moors in Superior on Tuesday ahead of the Festival of Sail.

A pair of anglers pass the Pride of Baltimore II as it is moored at Loons Foot Landing
A pair of anglers pass the Pride of Baltimore II as it is moored at Loon's Foot Landing while rain begins to fall in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
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SUPERIOR — As rain lightly fell Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 2, the Pride of Baltimore II rested, moored at Loon's Foot Marine on Loons Foot Landing in Superior.

The event begins Thursday, Aug. 4, and ends Sunday, Aug. 7.

The Baltimore Clipper topsail schooner was launched in 1988 after the sinking of the original Pride of Baltimore off the shore of Puerto Rico in 1986. The Pride II has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles and visited more than 200 ports in 40 countries, according to its website.

The Pride of Baltimore II will make its way to Two Harbors for the opening of the Festival of Sail Lake Superior on Thursday, Aug. 4.

A woman walks past the Pride of Baltimore II as it is moored at Loons Foot Landing
A woman walks past the Pride of Baltimore II as it is moored at Loon's Foot Landing in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
A sign on Loons Foot Landing reminds folks that the Pride of Baltimore II tall ship is not open to the public
A sign on Loon's Foot Landing in Superior reminds folks that the Pride of Baltimore II tall ship is not open to the public while it is moored.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
The Pride of Baltimore II is moored at Loons Foot Landing
The Pride of Baltimore II is moored at Loon's Foot Landing in Superior between other vessels ahead of the Festival of Sail Lake Superior in Two Harbors, which begins Thursday, Aug. 4.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
An angler holds onto his boat as rain falls while the Pride of Baltimore II tall ship is moored at Loons Foot Landing
An angler holds onto his boat as rain falls while the Pride of Baltimore II tall ship is moored at Loon's Foot Landing in Superior on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Jed Carlson joined the Superior Telegram in February 2001 as a photographer. He grew up in Willmar, Minnesota. He graduated from Ridgewater Community College in Willmar, then from Minnesota State Moorhead with a major in mass communications with an emphasis in photojournalism.
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