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July 27, 2007


 
7/27 - Ships at Hamilton - John McCreery

Algosoo departing after delivering coal from Sandusky

Stern view

Canadian Leader with ore from Port Cartier

Stern view

7/27 - Port Huron traffic - Bruce Hurd

Wertz Warriors who ride personal watercraft from Mackinac to St Clair Shores to raise money for the Special Olympics.

St Marys Challenger

Profile

Voorneborg

Under the Bluewater Bridges

7/27 - Traffic passing Vantage Point - Frank Frisk

Reserve on what may be
her last powered trip
past Port Huron

Close up

St. Marys Challenger down bound

Bow profile

Another view

7/27 - IV Dredge & hopper barges - Ron Beaupre
The dredge IV No. 8, with self propelled hopper barges I.V. No. 11 (ex Donpaco) & I.V. No. 13 (ex Kermic), up bound at the Iroquois Lock. I.V. stands for Irenee Verreault. This outfit belongs to Dragage Verreault and was towed up the river by Radium Yellowknife.


 
 

7/27 - Historical Perspective - Fire tug William S. Grattan - Brian Wroblewski


 In Buffalo in 1901 showing the original cabin structure that was lost in the Cahill-McColl disaster.

Plan drawing of the boat in her original hull form.

The Grattan as she appeared on the day she left Buffalo Dry Dock on 11-18-30 after a complete rebuild from her 1928 accident & fire.

7/27 - Historical Perspective - Old Ship pictures from Capt R. Metz

Reiss tug Green Bay - 1947

Passenger ship Canadiana in Buffalo 1947

Passenger ship North America

Pere Marquette 22

S. B. Way up bound at the Soo - 1947
 

7/26 - St. Marys Challenger visits Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain



Challenger with Alpena in background


View from breakwall


 Heading into Lafarge
 

7/26 - Sunrise at Marquette's Upper Harbor - Rod Burdick



Saginaw and reflection


American Fortitude
 
 

7/26 - Detroit River scenes - Dawn C. Roberts



Federal Fuji stack


Mail Boat meeting Algomarine


Algomarine under the Ambassador Bridge

7/25 - Reserve as it was down bound past Port Huron Tuesday, on what is rumored to be its last cargo as a powered great lakes ship. - Bruce Hurd


 


 

7/25 - Wide view of the Marine Star rafted to Canadian Mariner in Trois-Rivieres. Pictures  taken from former ferry dock in Ste-Angèle de Laval across the St-Lawrence. - Yves Richard




Note that ship name and stack are now painted on Canadian Mariner.
 

7/24  The BBC Plata in Soo Harbour.  Bonnee Srigley

   


7/24 - Reserve at Calcite - Ben & Chanda McClain


Side view

Another view

Bow view

Stern view
 

7/24 - Marquette visitors - Lee Rowe



H. Lee White loading as Kaye E. barker arrives.


Kaye E. Barker making the dock.
 


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