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March 3, 2006


3/2 - Pictures of the iron package freighter Algonac which sailed the Great Lakes from 1884 to 1969 in one capacity or another. - Rich Kelly


3/2 Sarnia lay up fleet - Wilson

Mississagi still needs a rudder. The plan was to fabricate a new one and recover the one lost in the St. Marys River.

Peter R. Cresswell gets a rest in Sarnia's North Slip at the end of an extended season.

3/2 - Tugs in winter lay up in Thessalon, Ontario - Leslie Reading

C. Westpete

Joyce B. Gardiner

3/1 - Hull #81 being built at Port Weller Dry Docks for a company in Holland - Dave and Louise Carey

Canadian Transport in the adjacent shallow dock.

3/1 - Undaunted and Pere Marquette 41 shifting to the Laman Dock for fit out required some ice breaking by Undaunted - Mark Mather

Car Ferry fleet

PM 41 and 43

Tugs and Ferries

Another view

Undaunted breaking ice

3/1 - Historical Perspective - The "Super Class" of 1942 - Dick Wicklund

A. H. Ferbert at the Soo - 1980

Benjamin F. Fairless - Point Edward - 1980

Enders M. Voorhees - Port Huron - 1981

Irving S. Olds at the Soo - 1980

Leon Fraser - Duluth 1980

3/1 - St. Marys Challenger unloading at Lafarge in Detroit on 10-22-05, her only trip north of Charlevoix under her current name, and one of her only trips from Alpena to a Lafarge facility (the competition) This was an emergency load hauled while the Alpena was out of service due to rudder trouble. - Wade P. Streeter


3/1 - Milwaukee Lay Up Fleet - Paul Erspamer

Mooring Basin - J.A.W. Iglehart, Burns Harbor & Kaye E. Barker

Interlake's huge Mesabi Miner (bow view)

Mesabi Miner, stern accommodations and unloader

St. Mary's Conquest, bow

St. Mary's Conquest deck (tug Mark Hannah in notch)

Lake Express ferry, stern (Miller Park stadium in background).

USEPA vessel Lake Guardian, port-side view

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