USS Duluth anchor finds its final resting place

By KBJR News 1

USS Duluth anchor finds its final resting place

August 19, 2014 Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 12:28 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -It has been 10 months in the making, as the 12-ton anchor from naval ship, USS Duluth found its final resting place in remembrance of the ship's service and brave crewmembers.

Tuesday morning, construction crews, with the help from the Lake Superior Railroad, transferred the anchor to its monument barriers on Duluth's Lakewalk.

"It's a fitting place for the anchor to be, and because it's, ah, it's here with the Vietnam Memorial, the Korean Memorial. It's kind of a final resting place for that", USS Duluth Crew Member, Dave Hubert, said.

Crewmembers from the USS Duluth will be setting their brass plates on the monument Wednesday morning weather permitting.

Duluth Mayor Don Ness, along with crew members of the USS

Duluth, will hold a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. at the site on the Lakewalk on Friday.