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Maiden voyage for S.S. Badger's new owner

The S.S. Badger is proving on Thursday that there can be a first time for everything, even for federal landmarks. The coal-fired car ferry will dock in Manitowoc Thursday afternoon for the first time as a part of Interlake Holding Company of Ohio since it was sold in December by the Pere Marquette Shipping Company. The S.S. Badger, which was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2016, was sold to Interlake Holding Company along with two other vessels. The S.S. Badger was built in Sturgeon Bay nearly 70 years ago and used Kewaunee as a port city until 1980. Though its return trip to Ludington, Michigan will be delayed a little bit due to a Thursday afternoon celebration in Manitowoc, the S.S. Badger makes the four-hour trip between the two ports every day from May until October.

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