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12th Annual Winter Lay-up List: 2005 - 2006
(Now including Sailing Dates for the new Shipping Season)

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Vessel Name

Lay-up Port

Dock

Lay-up
Date

Sailing
Date

Algoma Algoma Central Corp.
(Algoma Central Marine & Algoma Tankers*)

Agawa Canyon  Owen Sound, ON  North end of east wall  Jan. 1, 2006 Apr. 1, 2006
Algobay  Toronto, ON  Section 412 (long term lay-up)  Dec. 25, 2002 Long term
Algocape  Hamilton, ON  Pier 25 N  Dec. 27, 2005 Mar. 22, 2006
Algoeast*  Operated through the winter.
Algoisle  Montreal, QC  Sec. M-4  Dec. 30, 2005 Apr. 2, 2006
Algolake  Hamilton, ON  Pier 10  Dec. 24, 2005 Mar. 21, 2006
Algomarine  Owen Sound, ON  East wall south of Agawa Canyon  Jan. 3, 2006 Mar. 15, 2006
Algonorth  Montreal, QC  Hangar 3, Jette Alexandra  Jan. 1, 2006 Mar. 24, 2006
Algonova*  Sarnia, ON  Sidney E. Smith, Jr. dock (rafted to Canadian Transfer)  Jan. 13, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Algontario  Thunder Bay,ON  Keefer Terminal  Dec. 28, 2005 Mar. 22, 2006
Algoport  Montreal, QC  Hangar 4, Jette Alexandra  Feb. 7, 2006 Apr. 5, 2006
Algorail  Owen Sound, ON  North end of west wall  Jan. 2, 2006 Mar. 26, 2006
Algosar*  Operated through the winter.
Algoscotia*  East coast service
Algosea*  East coast service
Algosoo  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 12, stone dock)  Dec. 31, 2005 Mar. 23, 2006
Algosteel  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 11, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Algoville  Toronto, ON  Sec. 354-355 (sugar storage load)  Dec. 23, 2005 Mar. 22, 2006
Algoway  Sarnia, ON  Government Dock. rafted to Algowood  Feb. 1, 2006 Apr. 1, 2006
Algowood  Sarnia, ON  Government Dock  Jan. 11, 2006 Apr. 11, 2006
Capt. Henry Jackman  Hamilton, ON  Pier 26  Jan. 2, 2006 Mar. 24, 2006
John B. Aird  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 17)  Feb. 5, 2006 Apr. 11, 2006
Peter R. Cresswell  Sarnia, ON  North Slip, rafted to CSL Niagara  Feb. 23, 2006 Apr. 1, 2006
Sauniere  Montreal, QC  Sec. 44 North  Mar. 2, 2006 Apr. 21, 2006

ASCAmerican Steamship

Adam E. Cornelius  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 3, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
American Mariner  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyard  Jan. 12, 2006 Apr. 6, 2006
American Republic  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 12, 2006 Mar. 29, 2006
American Spirit  Toledo, OH  CSX # 2  Jan. 16, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Buffalo  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 16, 2005 Apr. 5, 2006
Burns Harbor  Milwaukee, WI  Advanced Boiler dock  Jan. 29, 2006 Mar. 17, 2006
H. Lee White  Toledo, OH  Old Interlake Iron Co. dock  Jan. 9, 2006 Mar. 21, 2006
Indiana Harbor  Superior, WI  Lakehead Pipeline dock  Jan. 9, 2006 Mar.24, 2006
John J. Boland  Toledo, OH  CSX # 2  Jan. 15, 2006 Apr. 4, 2006
Sam Laud  Cleveland, OH  Old G&W dock  Jan. 13, 2006 Mar. 16, 2006
St. Clair  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Dec. 29, 2005 Mar. 23, 2006
W. J. McCarthy, Jr.  Duluth, MN  Hallett # 5  Jan. 10, 2006 Mar. 24, 2006
AndrieAndrie Inc. (partial listing only)
Integrity and tug
G.L. Ostrander
 Milwaukee, WI  Lafarge Terminal  Jan. 23, 2006 Mar. 18, 2006
CSLCanada Steamship Lines
Atlantic Huron  Montreal, QC  Sec. 27  Feb. 11, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
Atlantic Erie  East coast service
Atlantic Superior  Ocean trades (reflagged Nassau, Bahamas Feb. 4, 2006; came off of floating dry dock at Halifax, NS Feb. 2, 2006) 
Birchglen  Great Lakes & ocean trades (returned to Canadian registry March 30, 2006)
Cedarglen  Thunder Bay, ON  Keefer Terminal  Jan. 9, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
CSL Assiniboine  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (R & P coal dock)  Jan. 16, 2006 Mar. 19, 2006
CSL Niagara  Sarnia, ON  North slip  Jan. 24, 2006 Mar. 15, 2006
CSL Laurentien  Thunder Bay, ON  Keefer Terminal  Jan. 13, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
CSL Tadoussac  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (above Lock 8)  Jan. 10, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
English River  Hamilton, ON  Pier 14 W  Dec. 26, 2005 Mar. 27, 2006
Frontenac  Midland, ON  Midland Townhouse  Jan. 6, 2006 Mar. 21, 2006
Halifax  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 8, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
Nanticoke  Halifax, NS  Nova Dock (dry dock)  Jan. 6, 2006 Mar. 19, 2006
Pineglen  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 N  Dec. 30, 2005 Mar. 15, 2006
Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin  Goderich, ON  Inner harbor, NE corner  Jan. 21, 2006 Mar. 13, 2006
Spruceglen  Montreal, QC  Sec. 25  Jan. 19, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
CMLCentral Marine Logistics
Edward L. Ryerson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Long term lay-up.  Dec. 12, 1998 Long term
Joseph L Block  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Wall adjacent to West Side City Dock  Feb. 12, 2006 Mar. 8, 2006
Wilfred Sykes  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding

 Jan. 19, 2006

Mar. 22, 2006
Great Lakes Fleet
Arthur M. Anderson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 19, 2006 Mar. 21, 2006
Cason J. Callaway  Erie, PA  Erie Shipbuilding  Jan. 16, 2006 Mar. 20, 2006
Edgar B. Speer  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal berth 6  Jan. 14, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Edwin H. Gott  Duluth, MN  Garfield C  Jan. 15, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
John G. Munson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding

 Jan 21, 2006

Mar. 23, 2006
Philip R. Clarke  Duluth, MN  Garfield D  Jan. 14, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Presque Isle (tug & barge)  Erie, PA  Montfort facility  Jan. 10, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Roger Blough  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal berth 4  Jan. 14, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
 Great Lakes Transport
Sarah Spencer (barge)
Jane Anne IV (tug)
 Detroit, MI / Toledo, OH / Goderich, ON  Rouge River / to Toledo 1/30/06 for barge drydocking / to Goderich 3/17/06 for work  Early Jan., 2006 May 15, 2006
Groupe Desgagnes Inc.
(Transport Desgagnes Inc., Desgagnes Tankers Inc., Desgagnes Shipping Int. Inc. & Croisieres Nordik Inc.)
Amelia Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 104  Dec. 20, 2005 **Apr. 18, 2006
Anna Desgagnes  Ocean trades (reflagged Bridgetown, Barbados Nov. 28, 2005)
Camilla Desgagnes  Montreal, QC, Dec. 1, 2005; Ocean trades Feb. 5, 2006 (reflagged Bridgetown, Barbados Jan. 27, 2006)
Catherine Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 27  Dec. 31, 2005 Apr. 4, 2006
Cecilia Desgagnes  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 E  mid Dec., 2005 **June 1, 2006
Maria Desgagnes  St. Lawrence River service
Mathilda Desgagnes  St. Joseph-de-la-Rive, QC  Public dock  Dec. 14, 2005  
Melissa Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 104  Dec. 23, 2005  
Nordik Express  Iles aux Coudres, QC  Shipyard  Feb. 13, 2006  
Nordik Passeur  Quebec City, QC  Berth 30  Sept. 26, 2003 Long term
Petrolia Desgagnes  Montreal, QC  Sec. M-5  Dec. 22, 2005  
Thalassa Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 27  Dec. 25, 2005 Mar. 24, 2006
Vega Desgagnes  St. Lawrence River service
medusa2.gif (1876 bytes)Hannah Marine Corp. (partial listing only)
(incl. HMC Ship Management Ltd.)
St. Marys Conquest  Milwaukee, WI    Feb. 12, 2006 Mar. 18, 2006
St. Marys Challenger  S. Chicago, IL  Calumet River between Lafarge & St. Marys   Cement docks  Dec. 26, 2005 Apr. 4, 2006
Susan W. Hannah (tug)  Milwaukee, WI  

 Feb. 12, 2006

Mar. 18, 2006
Inland Lakes Management
Alpena  Cleveland, OH  Lafarge dock  Jan. 6, 2006 Mar. 2, 2006
E.M. Ford  Saginaw, MI  Lafarge dock (cement storage barge)  Sept., 1996 Long term
J.A.W. Iglehart  Milwaukee, WI  Near Gillen Ship Repair  Dec. 21, 2005 Mar. 16, 2006
J.B. Ford  Superior, WI  Lafarge dock (cement storage barge)  Nov. 15, 1985 Permanent
Paul H Townsend  Muskegon, MI  Mart Dock

 Dec. 12, 2005

 
S.T. Crapo  Green Bay, WI  Lafarge dock (cement storage barge)  Sept., 1996 Long term
Interlake Steamship Company
(incl. Interlake Leasing III*, Interlake Transportation Inc.** & Lakes Shipping Co. Inc.***)
Charles M. Beeghly  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyard  Jan. 15, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Herbert C. Jackson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding

 Jan. 19, 2006

Mar. 23, 2006
James R. Barker  Superior, WI  MERC Terminal  Jan. 17, 2006 Mar. 14, 2006
John Sherwin***  Superior, WI  Municipal dock (long-term lay-up; moved 4/12/06 to Fraser Shipyards for drydocking)  Nov. 16, 1981 Long term -- ??
Kaye E. Barker***  Milwaukee, WI  South end of the inner harbor  Jan. 23, 2006 Mar. 19, 2006
Lee A. Tregurtha***  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding (engine replacement)

 Jan. 9, 2006

 
Mesabi Miner  Milwaukee, WI  Heavy Lift dock  Jan. 29, 2006 Mar. 16, 2006
Pathfinder / Dorothy Ann**  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 24, 2006 Mar. 16, 2006
Paul R. Tregurtha  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding

 Jan. 16, 2006

Mar. 24, 2006
Stewart J. Cort*  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding

 Jan. 16, 2006

Mar. 25, 2006
 K & K Warehousing Inc.
Buckeye  Erie, PA  Erie Shipbuilding (for conversion to barge)

 Dec. 4, 2005

 
Reserve  Superior, WI  Hallett Dock 5  Jan. 12, 2006 Apr. 24, 2006
Viking I  Marinette, WI  K & K Dock (for eventual conversion)

 Jan. 18, 2003

Long term
William H. Donner  Marinette, WI  K & K Dock (cargo transfer barge)

 Last operated 1969

Permanent
Keystone Lakes Shipping
Michigan/Great Lakes  Operated on demand.
 K-Sea Canada Corp.
Barge McCleary's Spirit
& tug William J. Moore
 Montreal, QC  Sec. M-2

 Dec. 17, 2005

Apr. 9, 2006
 Lake Express LLC
Lake Express  Milwaukee, WI  Menominee River/Burnham Canal

 Oct. 31, 2005

 
LMCLake Michigan Car Ferry
Badger  Ludington, MI  LMC Slip

 October, 2005

Spartan  Ludington, MI  LMC Slip 3 (long term)  Jan. 20, 1979 Long term
llt.gif (2348 bytes)Lower Lakes Towing and Grand River Navigation*
Calumet*  Cleveland, OH / Sarnia, ON  Salt mine / Mar. 8 departed for Sarnia for work  Jan. 14 / 15, 2006 Apr. 24, 2006
Cuyahoga  Sarnia, ON  North slip  Jan. 3, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
Manistee*  Sarnia, ON  Cargill slip  Jan. 5, 2006 Apr. 1, 2006
Maumee*  Sarnia, ON  North slip  Jan. 9, 2006 Apr. 8, 2006
McKee Sons/Invincible*  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone Dock # 4  Jan. 20, 2006 Mar. 5, 2006
Michipicoten  Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Algoma Steel  Jan. 13, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
Mississagi  Sarnia, ON  Cargill slip, rafted to the Manistee  Jan. 6, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
Saginaw  Sarnia, ON / Sturgeon Bay. WI  Cargill slip / Feb. 18 departed Sarnia for S/Bay

 Jan. 14, 2006

Apr. 1, 2006
 McAsphalt Industries
Barge Norman McLeod & tug Everlast  East coast service
Barge McAsphalt 401  Sarnia, ON  Old CN ferry dock  Mid Feb. 2006 Mar. 20, 2006
 McKeil Marine Ltd. (partial listing only)
Barge Alouette Spirit & tug Wilf Seymour  Sorel-Tracy, QC  Sec. 16  Feb 1, 2006  
John Spence (tug)  Sarnia, ON  Gov't Dock  Mid Feb, 2006 Mar. 20, 2006
Evans McKeil (tug)  Sorel / Tracy, QC    Sept. 3, 2005 Mar. 24, 2006
Oglebay Norton
Armco  Toledo, OH  CSX # 1  Jan. 11, 2006 Mar. 28, 2006
Columbia Star  Toledo, OH  Midwest Terminal  Jan. 13, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Courtney Burton  Toledo, OH  Old Interlake Iron Co. dock  Jan. 5, 2006 Mar. 30, 2006
David Z. Norton  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding (rafted to the St. Clair)

 Jan. 17, 2006

**Late April
Earl W. Oglebay  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyards

 Dec. 13, 2005

Apr. 4, 2006
Fred R. White  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone dock # 4  Jan. 8, 2006 Apr. 4, 2006
Middletown  Toledo, OH  CSX coal dock # 4  Jan. 6, 2006 Mar. 29, 2006
Oglebay Norton  Toledo, OH  Midwest Terminal  Jan. 18, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
Wolverine  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone dock # 4  Jan. 16, 2006 Mar. 25, 2006
Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
Chi-Cheemaun  Sarnia, ON  Base of the Gov't Dock

 Oct. 18, 2005

Apr. 12, 2006
 Pere Marquette Shipping
Barge Pere Marquette 41/tug Undaunted  Ludington, MI  LMC (rafted to Spartan)  Late Dec., 2005 Mid Mar., 2006
 Purvis Marine (partial listing only)
Yankcanuck  Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Purvis Marine docks  Late Jan. 2005 (?) Long term
stmary.gif (719 bytes)St. Marys Cement
Tug Petite Forte  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 16, coal dock)  Dec. 28, 2005 Mar. 17, 2006
Barge St. Marys Cement  Cleveland, OH  St. Marys Cement dock  Dec. 27, 2005 Mar. 19, 2006
Tug Sea Eagle II and barge St. Marys Cement II  Hamilton, ON  Pier 12  Dec. 28, 2005 Mar. 19, 2006
Upper Lakes Group Inc.
(incl. Distribution Grand Lacs/St/ Laurent Ltee.* (partial), Provmar Fuels Ltd.** & Essroc Canada***)
Barge Laviolette*  Trois-Rivieres, QC  Pier 16 (grain storage)  Jan. 6, 2006  
Canadian Enterprise  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 18-1)  Jan. 21, 2006 Mar. 11, 2006
Canadian Leader  Hamilton, ON  Pier 10  Dec. 26, 2005 Mar. 29, 2006
Canadian Mariner*  Trois-Rivieres, QC  Section 1 (storage barge)  July 9, 2004 Long term
Canadian Miner  Toronto, ON  Pier 51 N (sugar storage load)  Dec. 19, 2005 Apr. 11, 2006
Canadian Navigator  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 14, 2006 Mar. 23, 2006
Canadian Olympic  St. Catharines, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 2, sand dock - entered Port Weller Dry Docks Mar. 17)  Dec. 29, 2005 Apr. 9, 2006
Canadian Progress  Port Colborne, ON  Welland Canal (wharf 18-3)  Feb. 2, 2006 Mar. 19, 2006
Canadian Prospector  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 N  Dec. 20, 2005 Mar. 28, 2006
Canadian Provider  Hamilton, ON  Berth 10 (towed Apr. 10/06 to Port Weller Dry Docks)  May 20, 2005 May 5, 2006
Canadian Ranger  Toronto, ON  Redpath slip (sugar storage load)  Dec. 24, 2005  
Canadian Transfer  Sarnia, ON  Sidney E. Smith, Jr. dock  Dec. 31, 2005 Apr. 6, 2006
Canadian Transport  St. Catharines, ON  Port Weller Dry Docks  Dec. 27, 2005 Mar. 21, 2006
Commodore Straits* (tug)  Trois-Rivieres, QC  Section 1  Dec. 19, 2005 Apr. 12, 2006
Doc Morin* (tug)  Prescott, ON  Dec. 11, 2005
Gordon C. Leitch  Hamilton, ON  Pier 25  Dec. 29, 2005 Mar. 26, 2006
Hamilton Energy**  Hamilton, ON  Pier 24  Late Dec., 2005 Mar. 22, 2006
James Norris  Toronto, ON  Pier 35  Jan. 12, 2006 Apr. 6, 2006
John D. Leitch  Port Colborne, ON  Above Lock 8, Welland Canal  Jan. 12, 2006 Mar. 20, 2006
Montrealais  Montreal, QC  Shed 3  Dec. 29, 2005 Mar. 30, 2006
Provmar Terminal**  Hamilton, ON  Pier 24 (fuel storage barge)

 April 6, 1985

Permanent
Provmar Terminal II**  Hamilton, ON  Pier 24 (fuel storage barge)

 Dec. 25, 1986

Permanent
Quebecois  Toronto, ON  (sugar storage load)  Dec. 22, 2005 Apr. 6, 2006
Stephen B. Roman***  Toronto, ON  Essroc  Jan. 10, 2006 Feb. 16, 2006
Upper Lakes Towing Inc.
Joseph H. Thompson & Jr.  Erie, PA  Erie Shipbuilding (engine work on tug)  Late Dec., 2005  

 Van Enkevort Tug and Barge Inc.
 
Great Lakes Trader / Joyce L. Van Enkevort  Escanaba, MI    Late Feb., 2006 Mar. 28, 2006
Olive L. Moore (tug)  Erie, PA  Erie Shipbuilding (for modification)

 Dec. 4, 2005

 
 Voyageur Marine Transport Ltd.
Maritime Trader  Thunder Bay, ON  Slip # 1  Jan. 5, 2006 Mar. 22, 2006
Voyageur Independent  Windsor, ON  ADM dock (grain storage load)  Jan. 9, 2006 Mar. 21, 2006

* Estimated arrival. ** Estimated departure
Note: Lay-up ports, docks and times are subject to change at any time

Please send any updates, corrections or new information to news@boatnerd.net
Compiled by the Boatnerd.com Team
Updated May 15, 2006

A sincere thanks to: Frank Frisk, Philip Nash, Al Miller, Eric Holmes, Mike Cleary, Sylvia Masson, Dave Benedet, T. Parker, J. Philbin, Dale Baechler, Bob Vincent, Carl Grota, Kent Malo, René Beauchamp, Jim Hoffman,  Duluth Seaway Port Authority, Duluth Shipping News, Ed Saliwonchyk, Mac Mackay, Dave Wobser, Charlie Gibbons, Tom Stewart, Wade P. Streeter, Kevin Davis, Barry Hiscocks, Jamie Kerwin,  Herm Phillips, Rex Cassidy, Wendell Wilke,  Andy Hering, H. Desgagnes, Alex Howard, John Carlson, Angie Williams, Jason Leino, Port of Halifax, Hamilton Port Authority, Port of Montreal, Port of Quebec, Jon Stahl & Door County Maritime Museum / Bay Shipbuilding, Eric Potter, P. Bowers, Bradley Upham.
 

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