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Shipping Traffic for Aug. 27, 2013

Published 08/27/2013, Duluth News Tribune

The 520-foot Alpena is expected to arrive in the Twin Ports this morning to discharge cement at LaFarge in Superior. The Alpena is one of the old freighters still operating on the Great Lakes, originally built in 1942 as the Leon Fraser. The Alpena was shortened by 120 feet in 1991 to accommodate the heavy loads of cement it carries.

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