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MARK W. BARKER

Meet the newest U.S.-flagged freighter on the Great Lakes.

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Scheduled to launch its working life later this year, the Mark W. Barker will enter sea trials soon this spring. It’s the first Great Lakes ship to be built by an American company since 1983, which marked the end of a lengthy boom time that included the arrival of the immense 1,000-footers.
Mark W. Barker will sail with a safer lifeboat, gender-specific changing rooms, and private staterooms for each crew member.
The Wisconsin city's history with boat-building began almost 200 years ago.
The first U.S.-built lake freighter in almost 40 years nears completion at a shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

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