Watch a 60 second preview of the one-hour television documentary "Bring Her on Home - The return of the SS Keewatin".
The documentary chronicles the months and years of planning that led up to her eventual repatriation to Port McNicoll, Ontario on June 23rd 2012 - a risky, complex and eventful journey. The documentary is now in the final stages of post-production and will be ready for broadcast in the summer of 2013. Go to: www.sskeewatin.com for air dates to be announced.
History: The SS Keewatin was built in 1907, 5 years before the Titanic, in Clyde, Scotland and she's the last surviving luxury passenger ship from that era and shares many of the Titanic's design cues. The Keewatin and her sister ship, the SS Assiniboia, plied the great lakes for over five decades and were instrumental in opening up Canada's west. Retired in 1965, she's been lovingly preserved and maintained by RJ and Diane Peterson in Saugatuk/Douglas, Michigan until June 2012. The SS Keewatin is the last of her kind anywhere in the world.