[Watch] Freighter Wrestle through the Storm Last Week

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Watch the Algoma Guardian entered the Duluth Shipping Canal just as a powerful storm crossed Duluth at 3:30AM Thursday 7/21/2016.  Winds at the Lift Bridge clocked over 80MPH.

The Algoma most certainly had a Guardian on board.  It’s amazing that all the harbor cams survived the storm.

This is the moment the 729-foot Algoma Guardian battled a ferocious storm with 100mph winds as it entered Duluth harbor earlier this week.

Captain Monford Organ had to wrestle with the freighter as the storms of early Thursday morning swirled around the vessel.

He said, “gave her lots of engine and steered in the opposite way of the wind” to get her into port without sustaining any damage.

Winds at the Lift Bridge clocked over 80MPH.  The Algoma most certainly had a Guardian on board.  It’s amazing that all the harbor cams survived the storm.  The ship has a deadweight of 34,685 tons after all.

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Source: Dennis O’Hara on YouTube

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