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The Lakehead Transportation Museum Society is excited about the upcoming summer.

                       The Alexander Henry Icebreaker, buoy tender, lighthouse supply ship, has arrived from Kingston and coming soon, be ready to provide; guided tours, group programs and entertainment.

Join us at Henry’s Homecoming Fundraising Dinner to find out more. 

Henry’s Homecoming Guest Speaker

”Handing over the Watch”

Capt. Patrick R. M. Toomey

THUNDER BAY WELCOMES a world adventurer who has plied every nautical quarter of the world’s oceans! As a retired ice pilot, ice navigation specialist, author and retired Coast Guard Canada officer, Captain Toomey is handing over-the-watch.

A tour-guide for 22 years at the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes in Kingston, Toomey will share his Alexander Henry experiences, which at one time served as a former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, buoy tender, and lighthouse supply ship.

His world-wide experiences as an ice pilot in both Arctic and Antarctica for many years will entertain both the assembled seafarers and non-mariners at the 2nd annual Lakehead Transportation Museum Society fundraising dinner.

Come hear him give a final salute from the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes in Kingston, to Henry.  Friday Feb. 2, 6pm symposium Dinner 7pm, at the Prince Arthur Hotel.

Tickets: Scand Home, Thunder Country Diving, PC Medic & Prince Arthur Hotel


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