I'm on vacation for the next week. Thus, you'll pardon me if my posts ... although still having a technical flavor, take upon less of a work focus. Today I bring you tracking sailing ships on the high seas (or the Great Lakes). Most folks know you can track commercial airplanes in flight, but did you know similar services are available for large ships?
This morning we head a few miles north to my home town of Duluth, Minnesota. The harbor ice is starting to disappear thanks to the efforts of the USCG Alder. Now ... let's track some ships: (my thanks to Gordon Lightfoot ... the inspiration for today's title)
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