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December 3, 2006

 

12/3 -
Canadian Enterprise loads salt in Goderich on Saturday. - Wayne Brown

12/ 2 - Photos Aboard the Steamer Reserve - Scott Thomlinson

The Reserve at anchor near Port Inland due to weather.

Heavy snow at the same location later in the day.

Other ships at anchor near by: St. Clair, American Century, Lee A. Tregurtha and Wilfred Sykes.

12/1 - Recent Marquette Activity - Rod Burdick

Adam E. Cornelius at the ore dock

Charles M. Beeghly departing
the Upper Harbor

Michipicoten at the ore dock

 

11/30 - Update scenes from the groundings at the Iroquois Lock - Dave Beach



Spar Opal at Lock lower south wall undergoing inspection. Jade Star up bound.


Ocean Bravo, Ocean Jupiter, Ocean Hercule pulling on Golden Eye.

Golden Eye finally refloated.

Ocean Jupiter alongside. Ocean Hercule retrieving tow wire

Golden Eye secure lower approach wall across from Spar Opal

 

11/30 - Historical Perspective - Consolidation Coal on the Delaware River on 05-16-1967. Photographer unknown. - Marc VanderMeulen

 


 


*Redstone* 247766. Steel single-screw T2-SE-A1 tanker, launched 25 April 1945 at Chester, PA, by the Sun SB&DDCo. as hull no. 469 for the War Shipping Administration. 504 x 68.2 x 39.2; 10296 gt, 6154 nt; steam turbine-electric drive, built by Elliott Co., two Babcock & Wilcox water tube boilers, 7240-shp. Operated by Trinidad Corporation. Sold 1958 to the Pocahontas SSCo., Salem, MA, and converted to a self-unloading bulk carrier. Widened, lengthened, and deepened with a new 107' midbody, New News SB&DDCo.: 613.3 x 75.1 x 47.7; 16304 gt, 12003 nt. Renamed and redocumented *Consolidation Coal* 277514. Later *Lumber Queen* (1969), *American Wheat* (1972), *American Bear* (1975), and *Point Susan* (1977). Broken up at Gadani Beach, 1984.
Information courtesy William Lafferty and Kent Malo


11/29 - Golden Eye aground below Iroquois Lock with the Tugs Ocean Bravo and Commodore Straits attempting to swing her free. - Dave Beach


Stern view. Commodore Straits on left, Ocean Bravo on right.

Ocean Bravo

11/29 - Spar Opal aground above Iroquois Lock. - Dave Beach

Spar Opal sits aground while down bound M/V Pilica slides the wall into the Iroquois Lock.

Spar Opal aground

Another view

Ocean Bravo lies alongside


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