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May 17 , 2009

5/17 - Edward L. Ryerson at the Soo on Saturday - Nate Gregorich
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Approaching the Museum Ship Valley Camp.
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Just off the dock from the Valley Camp
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Crew in pilot house waving
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Past the Valley Camp and USCG Katmai Bay.
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Along the lock wall outside of MacArthur Lock. At Brady Park
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At Brady Park again looking at stern
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Ryerson clear of the lock and coming into view under the International Bridge. It was cold and snowy
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Passing the West Pier at Soo Locks and giving a big salute.
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And what a beautiful salute it was
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See you soon

5/17 - Point Edward - Mark Dease
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Michipicoten downbound at 1 & 2.
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Algolake making the turn at 1 & 2.
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Indiana Harbor above 1 & 2.
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Indiana Harbor meets the Kaministiqua at the Black River.
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Kaministiqua upbound at Vantage Point.

5/17 - Westcott mailboat crew working the Detroit River - Ron Piskor
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Freight and mail is loaded on the Westcott’s bow for delivery to the Adam E. Cornelius.
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The Westcott approaching the Adam E. Cornelius.
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Westcott crew pass freight through the engine room door to a Cornelius crew member.
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The Westcott breaking away from the Cornelius as it passes under the Ambassador Bridge.
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The Westcott crew switches boats and boards the Huron Maid to do a pilot change with the approaching Sten Soumi.
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The salty Sten Soumi upbound.
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The Sten Soumi passing under the Ambassador Bridge.
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Molly the Westcott’s mailboat cat stands vigil over mailbags destined for the approaching Edward L. Ryerson and Manistee.
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The ELR approaching the Westcott mailboat station.
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Westcott head down river to meet the ELR in the rain.
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Approaching the ELR’s port side.
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The Edward L. Ryerson heading under the Ambassador Bridge to lay-up in Duluth.
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Westcott approaches the Federal Agno to do a crew change.
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A Federal Agno crew member disembarks as a the Westcott crew gets his grip.
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The Westcott approaching the downbound Manistee.
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Manistee about to pass under the Ambassador Bridge.
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Mail being hoisted aboard the Manistee.
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The Westcott’s stern flag waves as the Manistee heads down river into the building rain.

5/17 - Port Huron Weekend -
Dave Wobser

Kaministiqua upbound at St. Clair

Indiana Harbor downbound under the bridges

Kaministiqua approaching the Black River

Kaministiqua meets Indiana Harbor in front of the Great Lakes Maritime Center

Going their separate ways

Clipper Tasmania downbound at St. Clair

Clipper Tasmania stern view

Sten Suomi up bound

Stern view

Capt. Henry Jackman upbound at Port Huron.

Jackman stern view

Cason J. Callaway down bound at St. Clair

Callaway stern view

Mississagi turning at Marysville

Mississagi almost all the way around

Mississagi forward cabins profile

Mississagi backing to the stone dock

Mississagi down bound at St. Clair after unloading

Manistee downbound under the Bluewater Bridges

Manistee head on

Manistee profile

Manistee stern view passing fisherman at Pine Grove Park

Algoway down at St. Clair

Algoway stern view

Algowood down at St. Clair

Algowood stern view

5/17 - Port Huron Traffic 5-15-09 -
Al Endelmann
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Cason J Callaway downbound Blue Water Bridges
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Clipper Tasmania downbound Marysville ML

5/17 - Photos from Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal.
May 3, 2009 - Paul Beesley
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Spanish Navy ship in port for R&R.
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Bonita da Madeira passing the anchored Hermann Scan outside the port of Funchal.
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Santa Maria de Colombo, tour vessel, in search of the New World inside Funchal harbour.
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Ferry Lobo Marinho leaving the dock in Funchal for a regular trip to one of the out-islands.
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Portugese Navy ship N.R.P. Zaire leaving her dock and proceeding outbound.

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