Category Archives: This Month on Niagara
In 2009, the US Brig Niagara will be sailing out of her home port in Erie, Pennsylvania on several voyages to exciting destinations on the Great Lakes! We will also be flying the flag at home quite a bit in … Continue reading
The winter crew of the US Brig Niagara is busy right now making the new standing rigging (shrouds and stays) for the new foremast we are installing this winter! We’ll be booking trainee berths for next summer very soon, so stay … Continue reading
Work Schedule October 25- December 31, 2008 Saturday, October 25: Depending on how many service-learning students and how many volunteers show up, we will work on the following in order of priority: 1. Deckwash/ below-decks clean up 2. Continue … Continue reading
On Saturday, September 19th, we removed the foremast, which is scheduled for replacement this winter. The crew will be working daily from Tuesdays through Saturdays this winter in the basement of the Erie Maritime Museum on the construction of the … Continue reading
Take a virtual tour of the US Brig Niagara, on deck and below! Senior Captain Walter Rybka guides you through a brief tour of the ship. Watch out, there’s low head-room! Many thanks to Professor John Chrisman and the Edinboro … Continue reading
Watch this short Public Service Announcement/ television commercial to learn about sailing as a trainee on Niagara.