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Repairs underway on Port Washington's breakwater wall
WISN 12 - Milwaukee, WI (7/31)
Ozaukee County's only breakwater wall is crumbling into Lake Michigan and repairs are being made in Port Washington, Wisc. but it's not a permanent fix.

Cleveland ready to welcome a growing Great Lakes cruise ship industry
The Plain Dealer (7/31)
It's not every day a cruise ship calls upon Cleveland--although that's expected to happen more often as the Great Lakes cruising industry expands and as Cleveland becomes better known as a port of call.

Freighter that went aground in Lake St. Clair refloated
The Detroit News (7/29)
A 656-foot freighter that went aground in Lake St. Clair over the weekend has been refloated and will resume its trip to Montreal after one to two days of inspections, including an underwater survey of its hull.

Formidable invasive species won't be easy to keep out of Great Lakes (Part 2 of 4)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/28)
Ballast water, used to steady less-than-full ships on the high seas, has been blamed for moving all manner of species around the globe -- including into the Great Lakes. Is there a better way to keep invasive species out of the lakes?

How invasive species changed the Great Lakes forever (Part 1 of 4)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/27)
June 1, 1988 was the day everything changed for the Great Lakes. It was the day researchers from the University of Windsor first discovered zebra mussels in the bottom of Lake St. Clair.

Steam ferry connects two states across Lake Michigan
The Columbus Dispatch (7/27)
A cursory glance at a road map suggests that a traveler who persists in driving west on U.S. 10 from Ludington, Mich. will get very, very wet. But there is a treat in store for travelers who are interested in exploring a piece of floating history, or just in cutting hours off the drive around Lake Michigan to Wisconsin.

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Bruce County Tourism
Sailing, cruise and ferry information on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Service
Provides ferry service between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory.

Drummond Island Ferry Schedule
Summer and winter schedules for the ferry running between DeTour, Michigan, and Drummond Island.

Ferries Operating in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Listing and contact information for ferries operating in Wisconsin.

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Travel Lake Erie
Information on ferry services available from the northern Ohio county of Erie to various Lake Erie islands.

Lake Express Muskegon and Milwaukee Ferry
City of Muskegon
Find information on the ferry ship, schedules and rates, photo galleries and more!

Lake Michigan Car ferry
Schedule, fare and other information for this car ferry service on Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Mackinac Island Tourism
Visit Mackinac Island and experience the sites and sounds of a bygone era.

Madeline Island Ferry Line
A ferry service between Madeline Island and Bayfield, the site provides ferry schedule, rate and area information.

Miller Ferry
Miller Boat Line
Miller Boat Line invites you to spend a fun-filled day on an island in Ohio at Put-in-Bay! View the 2004 ferry schedule, group package information and many other helpful links for tourists.

Toronto Island Ferry Service
The Toronto Island Ferry offers frequent public service to the Toronto Islands, landing at Hanlan's Point, Centre Island and Ward's Island ferry docks.

Washington Island Ferry, Inc.
Information on ferry schedules, group tours, and Washington Island activities and accommodations.

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