Spotted in Superior, WI

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Spotted in Superior, WI

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Re: Spotted in Superior, WI

Post by Midwest Ed » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:37 pm

I believe the Ranger is heading for its 5 year hull inspection. This would be the first/next step to determine its future, whether to rehab/modernize her or to replace her. Various studies have already been undertaken to investigate potential replacement vessels, either brand new or something reconfigured from an existing vessel.
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Re: Spotted in Superior, WI

Post by Ingo » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:12 am

Thanks for the pic fonix. I had seen on FB she was headed for drydock in Superior and was going to ask if anyone there had spotted her.

Ed, I'm hoping they keep her--we're the same age and and I'm pretty sure she's been better cared for, than I've taken care of myself :D . So if she's no longer fit to go ... :shock: .
79: worked RH, 01: BI-DB-RH, 02: MC-LR-WL-CH, 05: MI-CI-MB-DF-RH-TM-RH, 09: MC-BI-DN-RH, 11: WC-HC-WC, 12: MC-CB-HL-TH, 13: RH-PI, 14: BI-ML-CI-CH-MB, 16: RH-CI-TI-RH, 17: WI-IM-SB-FL-WC, 18: MC-PC-BI-DB-RH-DF

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Re: Spotted in Superior, WI

Post by picea » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:30 am

The Voyageur II docked in Duluth

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Re: Spotted in Superior, WI

Post by hooky » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:42 am

The V2 looks so small in that picture. It's an interesting perspective. It makes me realize that we've rented a houseboat on Dale Hollow that is bigger than her.

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