Good article on Voyageur II captains

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Good article on Voyageur II captains

Post by Ingo » Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:29 pm

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: Good article on Voyageur II captains

Post by Tom » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:55 pm

Wow. That's so neat. I had the pleasure of meeting "Benny's Mom" (as I kept calling her) at the casino the Friday night before the trip, and was on the boat with her for the outbound Saturday trip she writes about. (Yeah, yeah, my own trip report pending.)
I can confirm that the author is just as nice and kind as her son. She was telling me the stories of riding out on the Voyageur-I as a little girl.
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Re: Good article on Voyageur II captains

Post by Midwest Ed » Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:48 pm

Captain Roy Oberg is mentioned or featured in several books. Many can be found by searching on Google Books

A Good Boat Speaks for Itself: Isle Royale Fishermen and Their Boats
8 trips, 1975 x 2, 1976 x 2, 1978, 1985, 2000, 2013

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