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April 10 - 11, 2009


4-11 - Welland Canal Traffic - Paul Beesley

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Zeus upbound in the Welland canal for Chicago.
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 Zeus upbound in the Welland canal for Chicago.
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Algosea above Lock 7.
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Tim S Dool above Lock 2.
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  Ice on the Dool after coming off Lake Ontario.
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Algocape down at the Homer bridge.
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 Algocape down at the Homer bridge.
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Dredging below Lock 1.  This work has been going on for some time.
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Radium Yellowknife is used to move the barges around.
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Another scoop of bottom junk for barge Big 549.  There have been some vehicles recovered.
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Radium Yellowknife, spud barge with dredge crane, spoils barge Big 549 and Montrealais (in for seaway inspection of damage caused in the canal.)

4-11 - Welland Canal Traffic
- Bob Dowson

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Federal Schelede upbound at Lock 2
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Federal Schedele Stern view
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Algonova tied up at Port Colborne

4-11 - Sorel-Tracy - René Beauchamp

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Thalassa Desgagnes laid up at Sorel-Tracy
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McNallys dredge John Holden at the former Marine Industries shipyard.
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The floating theatre L'Escale being converted to be equipped with spas at the former Marine Industries shipyard. It will be eventually towed to the Old Port of Montreal according to reports.

4-11 - Cuyahoga returns to Cleveland
- Allen Seremak

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Cuyahoga arrives in Cleveland 4-8, assisted by the tug Iowa.
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Cuyahoga makes its way down the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland.

4-11 - Amelia Desgagnes in Marinette
- Dick Lund

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Amelia Desgagnes approaches the craneship William H. Donner alongside which they will tie up
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Bow view as they tie up
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Unloading in the afternoon
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A load of pig iron is dropped to the dock from a crane aboard the William H. Donner

4-11 - Straits of Mackinac
- Robert McGreevy

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Rodger Blough & Edger B. Speer passing under the Mackinac Bridge.
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Ranger III Taken Straits of Mackinac.
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L&L fish taken Mackinac Island Michigan. Robert McGreevy
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LCM 6 Operated by Mackinac Island State Park.

4-11 - Historical Perspective
- Jerry Masson

4-11 - Historical Perspective - Don Boone

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USCG Northwind at the Soo with cutter Naugatuck - no date.
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Barges at an unknown location, circa 1964. Possibly being Scrapped?

4-11 - Historical Perspectives
- Duane Holsen

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Retired Joshua A. Hatfield blown aground by storm 1986 Minnesota Point, Duluth.
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Kinsman Independent retired Duluth 1985

4-10 - Algonova arriving in Port Colborne
- Paul Beesley

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Molly M 1 hauling the Algonova stern first through the ice inside Port Colborne harbor.
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Another view of the tow with the Vac just visible at the bow of the tanker.
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Vac slowing down the tow.  The ice was not under pressure and did not present much of an impediment to movement.
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Molly M 1 heading for the dock on the east side of the canal.
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 Almost there.
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Seahound holding the Algonova on the dock while she is tied up.
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The tanker is nearly secured while the Molly M 1 heads downbound for Hamilton through Bridge 21.
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Vac finished with this job and heading back to Port Dover.  The crew are coiling the towline on top of the superstructure.

4-10 - Sturgeon Bay activity - Dick Lund

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Arthur M. Anderson moved alongside fleetmate, Philip R. Clarke
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Another fleetmate, Cason J. Callaway, has smoke coming from its stack
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St. Mary's Challenger (dry-docked but not painted) alongside the American Century
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A contrast in sizes
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Another view of the American Century
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Petrochem Supplier has been moved into the graving dock
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Stern view of the Petrochem Supplier
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Sam Laud rafted outside the Pathfinder (with tug, Dorothy Ann in the notch)

4-10 - Lee A. Tregurtha in Marquette - Lee Rowe

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Lee A Tregurtha getting a dusty load of ore.
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 Backing away from the dock.
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Leaving past the harbor light.

4-10 - St. Joseph and South Haven - Jim Lindholm

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Innovation backing out of the St. Joseph River on April 8.
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The King Company tug Matt Allen docked in South Haven, Mich. April 8.

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