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August 20, 2008

8/20 - More Shipping Activity At Hamilton - John McCreery

Halifax approaching the Burlington Piers with the Hamilton Energy following

Halifax with an ore cargo for Stelco taken on at Ashtabula

Entering Hamilton Harbour

Hamilton Energy just inside the Burlington Piers

Profile of the Energy

Hamilton Energy and Halifax in the Harbour

Canadian Miner underway from JRI with a wheat cargo for Port Cartier

Bow view of Canadian Miner

Another view of the forward end.

Smoking up under the bridges. She was really motoring and gave a very impressive salute.

8/20 - Port Huron traffic - Edward Schuyler

Canadian Ranger down bound for Quebec City with Wheat.

Paul R. Tregurtha down bound

Heading to Recors Power Plant

CCGC Samuel Risley down bound heading to the Government Dock.

8/20 - Historical Perspective - by Brenton Michaels/JonPaul Michaels

Oct. 5, 1967 Str. J. F. Schoelkopf Jr. collided with the old Zilwaukee Drawbridge over I-75. The Schoelkopfs steering failed as they approached the bridge and the Captain maneuvered his vessel to avoid striking the lift portion which would have closed Interstate 75 which is the main north/south thoroughfare in Michigan.

8/20 - Montreal Harbor - Michel St-Denis

The cruise ship Cavalier Maxim belongs to the Group AML

The floating crane V.M.S. Hercules with Habitat 1967in the background

Another view

Operations block

Tug Denis M

V.M.S. Maisonneuve

Sedna IV

Stern view

Visible former name

8/20 - Mark Hannah and her barge 6301, downbound for Sept Iles, Quebec, above the Canadian Pacific Railway bridges, in the South Shore Canal of the St Lawrence Seaway - Kent Malo

Bow view

Close up of the tug

Stern view

8/20 - Recent Detroit area traffic - Mike Nicholls

Algosea off Fighting Island South Light.

Stern view

BBC Elbe downbound off Fighting Island South Light.

Stern view

Arthur M Anderson backing in to the Rouge River to the Carmeuse Dock

Innovation and Samuel de Champlain upbound at the Livingstone Channel Crossing.

Samuel de Champlain

Stern view

Barge Pitts No. 18 being scrapped at the Dean Construction yard in La Salle.

McKeil barge Lamberts Spirit and tug Salvor upbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel, bound for Nicholson's Ecorse with steel slabs.


Stern view

Birchglen downbound off Fighting Island South Light

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