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April 8, 2005

Compiled by George Wharton


Saginaw River on Apr. 5, 2005 by Todd Shorkey:

Joseph Thompson unloading at Sargent, Essexville.

Swinging in the boom and heading upriver.

Stern view passing Smith Park.

Transferring cargo between holds on the way to Saginaw.
Owen Sound on Apr. 5, 2005 by Ed Saliwonchyk:

Algoway cast off a bow line.

Moving away from the wall.

Stern view departing the inner harbour.
Detroit on Apr. 6, 2005 by Tom Welles:

Herbert C. Jackson passing through the Dix St. Bridge.

Entering the harbor at the Rouge.
J.W. Westcott II mailboat opening day Apr. 6, 2005 by John Meyland:

Arriving at the Westcott dock from winter storage.

Approaching the Cuyahoga for a mail delivery.

Opening day Apr. 6, 2005 by N. Schultheiss:


Westcott II at Gregory's Marina behind Belle Isle

Back up mailboat Joseph J. Hogan will enter service later in the month.

Capt. Sam Buchanan fits a new bow flag pole.

Backing from the slip.

Into the Detroit River.

At the Westcott Co. Station.

First deliver of the season.

Cuyahoga next.
Marquette on Apr. 6 & 7, 2005 by Lee Rowe:

Michipicoten loading ore on a cold and rainy Apr. 6.

American Mariner at the dock Apr. 7.

Putting on the clamps.

Leaving the harbor.
Welland Canal "Top Hat Ceremonies" on Mar. 23, 2005 by James Gardiner:

Pineglen approaching Lock 3.

The Mayor of St. Catharines with the Captain of the Pineglen.

Attendees at the ceremony.

Pineglen in ice on the canal.
Michalakis' (ex. Ferbec) last St. Lawrence River trip, bound for the Alang, India on Feb 11, 2005 by Jacques Paul:


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