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September 15, 2004 (a)

Compiled by George Wharton

Detroit River Traffic by Mike Nicholls 9/12 & 13/04

Lee A. Tregurtha upbound at Fighting Island North Light.

Stern view.

Algoeast upbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Walter J. McCarthy Jr. downbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Joseph H. Frantz upbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Fred R. White Jr. upbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Canadian Prospector upbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Pineglen downbound at Grassy Island.

Stern view.

Luedtke barge GL 73 and tug Kurt R. Luedtke downbound at Grassy Island with dredge spoil for Pointe Mouille.

Tug Kurt R. Luedtke.

Stern view.

Barge McAsphalt and tug John Spence downbound off the Rouge Short Cut Canal.

Tug John Spence.

Another view.

Stern view of tug and barge.

Curtis Randolph upbound off Zug Island.

Stern view.

Herbert C. Jackson entering the Rouge Short Cut Canal bound for Severstal Steel.

Columbia off the drydock back at her original dock across from Nicholson's Drydock.

Lake Ontario (Marshall Islands) tied up at Nicholson's.

Tug Ann Marie Luedtke upbound from Nicholson's bound for the new Lafarge dock dredge site.

Stern view.
Marquette, MI by Lee Rowe 9/11/04

Herbert C. Jackson approaching Marquette.

At the breakwater.
Cruise aboard U.S. Naval Cadet training vessel Grayfox by Roger LeLievre 9/11/04
(Visit to Wyandotte, MI as part of Wyandotte's Heritage Days celebration.  They took the opportunity to take cadets from the James M. Hannan Division - Detroit for some underway training on the Detroit River.)

Grayfox at the dock in Wyandotte.

Cadets handle the lines as Grayfox departs Wyandotte.

Another view.

Cadet and instructor present the plan of the day.

Cadets get hands-on experience with firefighting.

The helm is in charge of the cadets, with an experienced skipper standing by.

Discovering the joys of the sound-powered phone.

Returning to port, the cadets grab a moment to watch the shoreline.

Cadets practice a man-overboard drill with Oscar the dummy.

Grayfox Capt. Bill Barnhardt.

Cadets fold the U.S. flag.

Climbing the mast to free a stuck U.S. flag.

Wheelhouse of Grayfox.

A small crowd waits to tour Grayfox at Wyandotte.

Former Bob-Lo boat Columbia is still in Nicholson's Drydock.

USGOE tug Demolen.

Diamond Jack passes.

Richard Reiss nears Grassy Island.

Passing the tug Barbara Andrie in the Amherstberg Channel.


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