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May 30, 2008




5/30 - Detroit River - Mark Swarthout


The American Fortitude transitting up the Detroit River behind the Air Gates set up for the Red Bull Air Race trials on Friday.

Close up.


5/30 - Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey

Calumet swinging in the boom and heading for the turning basin.

Nosing into the basin astern of the Algoway.

Nosed into the mud.

Starting to make the swing

Coming around

Finishing up the turn

Calumet turned and headed outbound

Stern view at the Essexville Ranges


5/30 - Mariatown, ON / St. Lawrence River - Ron Beaupre

Federal Sakura upbound at Mariatown.

Federal Sakura sailing into the sunset.

Algoport is upbound at Mariatown.

Algoport has a cargo of gypsum for Clarkson from Little Narrows

The Jacques Cartier arriving at Morrisburg.

She has 8 bus loads of passengers.

5/30 - Montreal, QC & St. Lawrence River - René Beauchamp

Algoma Discovery seen at the Sorel-Tracy anchorage from the ferry Catherine Legardeur. Funnel was partly painted in the Algoma colours. The bear was not painted yet.

Algoma Discovery close up.

Busy day in Montreal yesterday. From l. to r., Turid Knutsen, Kaministiqua, Sanmar Serenade, Maria Desgagnés and W-O Topa

Emerald Star at the oil dock and Maria Desgagnés at the anchorage waiting for a dock.

Sarah Desgagnés unloading, section 106, Montreal.


5/30 - Diamond Belle River Cruise, May 25 - Rob Butler

The William J. Moore pushing the barge McClearys Spirit.

The Diamond Queen in Lake St. Clair with the Bluewing far behind.

The Birchglen approaching.

Stern view of the Birchglen as she rounds Southeast Bend.

American Integrity passing the Detroit Edison plant at Recor Point.

A wave from the pilot house of American Integrity.

The John J. Boland makes the turn past Recor Point.

The Bluewing finally comes alongside off St. Clair.

Upbound off of Marysville beach.

Boatned Headquarters at  Vantage Point.

The James L. Kuber at Port Huron.

Formerly the handsome steamer Reserve.

Pilot boat meeting the Bluewing out in Lake Huron.

The Huron Belle returning to base.

The BBC Elbe loaded with windmill parts.

The CSL Tadoussac.

Twin stacks of the Tadoussac.

The Mississagi upbound past Seaway Island.

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