Many long time residents of Sturgeon Bay know this is a very busy time of year for the shipyards in Sturgeon Bay. As winter tightens its grip on the Midwest, many lake freights return to Sturgeon Bay for seasonal repairs.
If you have never seen the mass migration of large freights to Sturgeon Bay it is a very cool spectacle. Many of these ships haul coal, concrete, and iron ore across the great lakes region. They run nonstop from late March to late December, and return to the Sturgeon Bay are to begin seasonal repairs and maintenance.
This increase in ships to sturgeon bay is also has economic benefits to residents of the Peninsula. The demand for welders, fitters, and traded engineers benefits the entire community.
You can track the location all the great lakes freights as they migrate back to Sturgeon Bay. Check out the link at DCDN.com