Ships Ahoy! Tall Ships in Duluth (Photo Gallery)

By KBJR News 1

Credit: Krista Burns

It almost looked from a scene from the Pirates of the Caribbean to see all the Tall Ships in Lake Superior

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    Being on the tall ships is like taking a step back in time to when crews relied on compasses and the stars to navigate the world's oceans

    (Krista Burns)

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July 24, 2013 Updated Jul 29, 2013 at 10:33 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Ships Ahoy! The Tall Ships have arrived in Duluth.

Nine ships sailed their way under the Aerial Lift Bridge this afternoon to kick off the 2013 Tall Ships Festival. An estimated 250,000 spectators packed into Canal Park to welcome these gorgeous ships into the harbor.

The SS Sorlandet from Norway, Peacemaker from Brazil, Schooner Hindu from Maine, U.S. Brig Niagara from Erie, Pride of Baltimore II from Maryland, S/V Denis Sullivan from Milwaukee, Privateer Lynx from Maine, the Zeeto and the Coaster II from Maine are all docked in the Duluth Harbor with tours scheduled throughout the weekend

Check out these pictures as we toured the Pride of the Baltimore II during the Parade of Sail.

We want to see your tall ship pictures! Submit your pictures to producer@kbjr.com and we'll add it to our photo gallery!

For more information on this weekend's Tall Ships Festival, you can head to Visit Duluth's website.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns
Photos by Krista Burns and Raeanna Marnati