The Anchor

Anchors Aweigh!

Check out The Anchor, the museum’s quarterly magazine of Wisconsin Maritime History! Inside this full-color 20-page magazine, you’ll find fascinating stories and articles on Great Lakes maritime history, in addition to staying informed of new exhibits, events, and initiatives at the museum!


Previously known as Anchor News, the publication is now in its 46th year in print! Subscription to The Anchor is a benefit of membership to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Visit our membership page to find out how to join!

Recent Feature Articles

“The Last Voyage of the Appleton Belle” by Paul J. Creviere

“Warping and Kedging, Hauling or Heaving Lakes Sailing Vessels” by Edward S. Warner

“Goodrich Steamer Atlanta” by Tamara Thomsen & Tori Kiefer

 “The Evolution of Modern Towing on the Great Lakes: Integrated Tug Barges” by Joseph Fischer