The Great Lakes Group


US EPA R/V LAKE EXPLORER II Launched at Great Lakes Shipyard After Drydocking

Great Lakes Shipyard launched United States Environmental Protection Agency R/V LAKE EXPLORER II on Monday, October 27, 2014 using the 770-ton capacity Marine Travelift after successfully completing the following repairs:

  • Drydocking
  • Routine Repairs & Maintenance
  • Upgrades
  • Design, Fabrication & Installation of a New Bulbous Bow

The vessel departed for its homeport of Duluth, MN on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Drydocking Photos: Before

Drydocking Photos: After

Successful Sea Trials

RV Lake Explorer II

Haul Out for Drydocking