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November 16 - 17, 2008

11/17 - USS Freedom arrives in Buffalo November 16 - Brian W.
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Tugs Washington and New Jersey easing the Freedom against the pier while lines are secured.
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The ship has been secured and the tugs released.
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Tug Washington was called back momentarily to hold the stern in against the dockface as the boarding ladder was put in place.
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Overall view of the ship's stern showing her aft doors for small boat recovery.
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The stern RAM Missile Launcher above the open hanger door.
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Close up view of her Port side rigid inflatable boat.
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57 MM Main Gun at the bow.
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The crew is seen completing the hook of a waterline to the dockside facilities.
11/17 - USS Freedom in Buffalo -
Charlie Dowd
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USS Freedom Arrives at Buffalo. Entered through the break wall with USCG escorting.
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Freedom heading up river just passing the USCG base at Buffalo
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G tug New Jersey escorting USS Freedom to visiting ship dock
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11/17 - USS Freedom in Buffalo -
Dan Syrcher
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11/17 - Manitowoc in Alpena -
Ben & Chanda McClain
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Manitowoc unloading coal
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coal pile
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backing away
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by the break wall
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in the lake
11/17 - South Chicago on Sunday -
Steve Bauer
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Lee A. Tregurtha loading, while American Courage is tied up at the north dock at KCBX.
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American Courage waiting its turn at the south dock.
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Closer view of the sterns of both vessels.
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Tight fit at 100th St. bridge
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Port Side view.

11/17 - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin images - John Monefeldt
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John Sherwin at Bayship. Her homeport is now painted on as Dover.
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Museum Tug John Purves at the dock in front of the Door County Maritime Museum.
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New Palmer Johnson yacht Power Too.
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John Sherwin at Bayship, closeup of her stern.

11/17 - Charles M. Beeghly in Marquette, on one of her last trips as a steamer- Rod Burdick
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At the ore dock

11/17 - Tug Michigan & Barge Great Lakes in Cheboygan November 16 - Danny Hecko
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Great Lakes/Michigan in Cheboygan
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Great Lakes/ Michigan profile
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Great Lakes/Michigan Bow view

11/16 - Lake Erie - Martin McGuan
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Manitowoc arriving in Cleveland Friday.  She unloaded stone at Ontario Stone.
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Manistee in Fairport Harbor on Saturday.  She just took on a load of salt.
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Manistee and Algoway in Fairport Harbor.  Both boats are tied up waiting for the weather to subside.  A crewman reported winds on Lake Erie of 45 mph.
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A close-up of the Algoway.  The grainy texture of the photo caused by driving rain.
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The Fairport Harbor lighthouse.  Lake Erie's fury is evident in this picture.

11/16 - Tug Brownsville -
Ron Beaupre
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Brownsville is a new tug for U.S. Shipping.
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She is on her way to Bay Shipbuilding to pick up the new tank barge Petrochem Trader.

11/16 - Iroquois Lock -
Murray Blancher
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Tug Brownsville up bound at Iroquois on a very rainy day
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CFL Prudence downbound at Iroquois lock
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11/16 - Toledo -
Bob Vicent
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Zeynep A leaving Toledo
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Manitowoc loaded with coal heading for Alpena
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Forward look at the Manitowoc backing out into the channel
11/16 - Detroit River -
Barry Pigeon
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Bow of the Saginaw upbound
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Blacky and Algoway passing in the Detroit River (Blacky upbound, Algoway Downbound)
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Blacky passing by the Detroit GM Renaissance Center
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Close-up of the Blacky Super Structure and Stack
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Saginaw and Algoway passing off the Livingston Light at Belle Isle
11/16 - EM Ford leaving the Lafarge Terminal in Saginaw -
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