Blessing of the Fleet


By Anne Strainchamps and Danielle Kaeding | June 21, 2012

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We head to Bayfield, where fishing boats, sailboats, tugs and even kayaks assembled in the city harbor recently for the annual Blessing of the Fleet. For more than fifty years, clergy from the Apostle Islands have gathered in June to bless local boats for safe passage and a prosperous season on Lake Superior.

Danielle Kaeding recorded the audio, Anne Strainchamps put the story together.

Anne Strainchamps

Anne Strainchamps is the host of TTBOOK.  She co-founded the show, along with Steve Paulson and Jim Fleming, and has been a featured interviewer on the program for more than a decade.   

Danielle Kaeding

Danielle Kaeding is a Wisconsin Public Radio reporter based in Superior.
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