William G Mather Museum

© Donald K. Cherry

William G Mather Museum

Uploaded: October 18, 2005


The William G Mather was built in 1925 for the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company. She is a straight deck bulk carrier with a 14,000 ton capacity. She is 618 feet long, 62 feet wide and 32 feet tall. She hauled iron ore on the great lakes for 55 years before being retired in 1980. She is now owned by the Great Lakes Historical Society and serves as a floating maritime museum.

catagory: Travel and Place


Daniel Diaz October 18, 2005

Great shot Don, and thanks for the historical background!!!! #328478

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 18, 2005

Wonderful image Donald!!!
Greast colors and perspective!!!
Thanks for the information, very interesting to know! #1963971

Alan L. Borror October 18, 2005

Beautiful image, Don! Love the comp and colors. #1963979

Paul E. Earl October 18, 2005

Wonderful image, Donald!! Great perspective! #1963987

Judy S. Fung October 18, 2005

Wonderful colors, perspective and composition, Donald! #1964077

Carla Metzler October 18, 2005

Wonderful shot, Don! #1964095

Joy Rector October 18, 2005

beautiful capture #1964158

Jenny Bosmans October 18, 2005

Beautiful perspective and color sky, Donald!! Thanks for the info too!! #1964178

Mary L. Graham October 18, 2005

Great shot Don!! =) #1964186

Cathy Gregor October 18, 2005

nice one, Don
like the contrast between ship and sky #1964244

Tammy Scott level-classic October 18, 2005

Very neat perspective and interesting background! #1964382

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 18, 2005

Cool perspective Donald! #1964415

Laura Clay-Ballard October 18, 2005

I can see why it's a favorite of yours .. all that red white and blue is so pretty. fab pov, too! Great shot, Don! #1964444

Marcie A. Fowler October 18, 2005

Love your perspective on this image Don!! Great capture of that gorgeous blue sky as well!!! Very well done! #1964525

Kelly Barclay October 18, 2005

That sky really sets off the ship- great contrast between the two- Great shot! #1964600

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 18, 2005

Wonderful shot...love the blue sky! #1964725

Pamela Shane October 18, 2005

Superb detail in this image Don - all the way down to her rivets! Love the angle on this, & spectacular color. I enjoyed the history also!! #1964800

Barbara Helgason October 18, 2005

Excellent capture Don! #1964838

Larry Lawhead October 18, 2005

Very nice, Don!! #1964900

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 18, 2005

Great capture, colors and angle! #1964995

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 18, 2005

Big thing, isn't it? Wow! Nice shot! #1965175

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 18, 2005

Great image and narration, Don!!! #1966118

Dan Holm level-classic October 18, 2005

Tremendous shot and wonderful background info, Donald!! #1966283

Donald K. Cherry level-classic October 18, 2005

Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments! #1966849

Donna Roberts October 18, 2005

WHOA - your perspective is outstanding Don.
Love this.....very nicely presented, really enhances the size of this wonderful boat.
Very well done (thanks for extra information too and letting me fill the quota of ensuring that you "learn one new thing each day"....does that mean I can go home now....LOL)
:-) ddu #1966867

Stephen Zacker October 18, 2005

Super perspective and colors #1966962

Cathy Barrows October 19, 2005

love the curved comp #1969123

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