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Published July 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Photo Gallery: Sunday's tall ship festival


The tall ships S/V Denis Sullivan (left, partly hidden) and Privateer Lynx depart Duluth on a day sail Sunday, the final day of the tall ships festival. Event organizers estimate the festival attracted more than 200,000 people to Duluth’s waterfront since Thursday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com

  • The tall ships S/V Denis Sullivan (left, partly hidden) and Privateer Lynx depart Duluth on a day sail Sunday, the final day of the tall ships festival. Event organizers estimate the festival attracted more than 200,000 people to Duluth’s waterfront since Thursday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • Scott Bobbitt (right) of Shakopee, competes in a game of tug-of war with daughter Brooke, 8, (from left), son Evan, 6, and niece Emma Babbitt, 8, of Hermantown, in the encampment of the Western Lakes Station – a group of maritime re-enactors who tell and show the story of the Royal Navy during the War of 1812. The tug-of-war demonstrated how block and tackle made jobs easier. With a four-to-one mechanical advantage, the children beat Scott Bobbitt. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • People wait in line to tour the SS Sorlandet (background) Sunday afternoon. Event organizers estimate more than 100,000 people attended the festival since it started Thursday and at leat that many more visited the area but didn’t enter the festival grounds. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • Signal flags flutter from the masts of the SS Sorlandet Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • With the Brig Niagara as a backdrop, festival goers watch the S/V Denis Sullivan (not visible) on the harbor Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • Area resident Julie Pearce gets some pointers from able bodied seaman Alex Weber in the fighting top on the U.S. Brig Niagara’s foremast Sunday. Pearce will sail on the Niagara from Duluth to Michigan. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
  • The tall ship Hindu shares the Duluth harbor with an unique boat Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com