The W. G. Jackson serves researchers and educational groups from her berth at the Lake Michigan Center in Muskegon, Michigan. The vessel was built and endowed through the 1994-95 Making Waves in Muskegon Campaign, a partnership between the Muskegon community, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, Grand Valley State University, and the State of Michigan. The W. G. Jackson was launched in 1996.
Length: 64 feet 10 inches
Beam: 20 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Engine: Twin Detroit 6V-92T
Tonnage: 68.5 tons
There is no seating on the vessel, but it is handicapped accessible.
The W. G. Jackson has been funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for summer tours. The Making Lake Michigan Great tours have reached 33 ports of call in Lake Michigan. Contact Janet Vail at email@example.com for tour details.
For more detailed information, please click on the link below:
Great Lakes Science Vessels - W. G. Jackson
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