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April 30, 2008


4/30 - Dodge yacht Delphine at Monaco - Capt. Wm. Hoey
Dodge yacht Delphine, built at Great Lakes Engineering Works at Detroit in 1929. This vessel is one of the many subjects in the upcoming book by the Marine Historical Society of Detroit about this shipyard.

Still steam powered, Delphine is now a charter yacht in the Med as seen here at Monaco.

Delphine stack and pilot house.

Stern gangway

4/20 - Edward L. Ryerson being service by the J. W. Westcott - Ron Piskor

Mailboat Captain Samuel Buchanan helps a Ryerson crew member aboard the Westcott.

The Ryerson approaches passing the Detroit skyline.

A friendly wave from the Ryersonís pilothouse.

Captain Buchanan steers for the approach.

J.W.Westcott approaching the ELR

The Ryerson crew member prepares for his transition from Westcott to ELR.

Captain Buchanan sounds the air horns as the Westcott breaks away from itís mid river delivery.

The Edward L. Ryerson returns with a steamy salute.

The ELR cook appears with a video camera and a wave.

The Westcott heads for home as the Ryerson steams downriver.

4/30 - St. Clair River traffic - Don Detloff

Canadian Transfer down bound at Port Huron

Closer view

American Spirit down bound at Algonac

American Valor up bound at Algonac

4/30 - Point Edward traffic - Marc Dease

Herbert C. Jackson down bound above buoys 1 & 2 of the Lake Huron cut

Up bound Algomarine meeting the down bound John G. Munson


Down bound John G. Munson

Algosoo down bound

Algosea up bound for the anchorage off buoys 11 & 12

Canadian Transfer down bound at buoys

Canadian Transfer departing the Government dock in Sarnia down bound for Windsor.

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