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Tall ships arrive for Battle of Lake Erie festivities

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The Tall Ship Windy, from Chicago,

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Passengers on the Jet Express from left: Don Durma, from Cleveland, Gerry Spraul, and Sue Sieglinde, from Cincinnati, react as they pull into the harbor and see the Niagara and Windy.

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Visitors check-out The U.S. Brig Niagara.

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Dave and Barb Sitarski, from Trenton, look out at the Tall Ships from the Jet Express.

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Passengers on the Halie & Matthew, named for the children of her builder, Captain George "Butch" Harris, of Eastport, Maine, take a spin around the island.

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The Tall Ship Windy, from Chicago, takes a spin around the island for visitors to take a tour.

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Crew member James Morar washes the deck of The U.S. Brig Niagara.

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Walter Rybka, Captain of The U.S. Brig Niagara, watches as crew members clean the deck .

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The Pathfinder heads to Port Clinton to dock.

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Tall Ship Windy, from Chicago, takes a spin around the island.

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Tall Ship Windy, from Chicago, takes a spin around the island.

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Crew members work on The U.S. Brig Niagara, which was built in 1988 as a reconstruction of the warship aboard which Oliver Hazard Perry won the battle of Lake Erie.

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The tall ships the Playfair, left, and the Pathfinder, right, head to Port Clinton to dock.

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Crew members work on The U.S. Brig Niagara.

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A dog sits on the Halie & Matthew tall ship.

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Visitors take pictures of the The Tall Ship Windy.

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The Tall Ship Windy, from Chicago, docked in Put-in-Bay.

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The tall ships the Pathfinder, left, and the Playfair, right, head to Port Clinton to dock.

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The Playfair.

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The US Brig Niagara, left, and the Halie & Matthew.

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Windy.

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