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May 30 - 31, 2009

5/31 - Herbert C. Jackson unloading in Holland, Mich. - Greg Barber
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 Herbert C Jackson unloading at the Holland Power Plant.
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Jackson starting to turn around
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Turned and heading for the lake

5/31 - Welland Canal Saturday - Bill Bird
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CSL Assiniboine approaching Lock 3
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CSL Assiniboine nudging her way into Lock 3
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Maritime Trader ubpound at Mile Nine
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Stern shot
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Canadian Leader approaching Allanburg
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Stern shot

5/31 - Welland Canal Saturday - John van der Doe
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Algowood in Lock 1
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Algowood on her way to Lock 2
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Canadian Leader in Lock 6
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Canadian Leader on her way to Lock 7
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Maritime Trader in Lock 7
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Maritime trader on her way to Lock 8
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St.Marys Cement II approaching Lock 8
Sea Eagle II


5/31 - Welland Canal Saturday morning - Michel Gosselin
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NYC Police boat is tied up below lock 1
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side view
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CSL Assiniboine getting refueled by Hamilton Energy
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Julleen I in new paint job
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Asi Clipper and NYC Police boat
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Canadian Leader passing CSL Assiniboine
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NYC Police boat leaving
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Karen Andrie just left lock 1

5/31 - Welland Canal photos May 18, 2009 - Paul Beesley
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Tanker Sten Suomi raised in Lock 3, downbound.
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Sten Suomi downbound from Lock 3, Welland canal.
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Sten Suomi passing through the Homer bridge, Welland canal.

5/31 - Marinette, Wisc. - Dick Lund
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The Jimmy L leads the Rosaire A. Desgagnes alongside the William H. Donner shortly after midnight
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Close-up of the Jimmy L and the stern of the Rosaire A. Desgagnes at Marinette Fuel & Dock
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Rosaire A. Desgagnes unloading early in the morning
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The Erika Kobasic tows a string of 3 INLS craft out of the inner harbor
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The Nickelena heads for the Ogden Street Bridge with 3 of its own in tow
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Stern view unloading in the early evening on Saturday

5/31 - Toledo Docks - Bob Vincent
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CSL Laurentien unloading ore at Torco
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Side View
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Another view
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Pathfinder loaded for both Monroe and Harbor Beach Michigan.

5/31 - Sarnia/Port Huron - Robert Dawe
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Indiana Harbor downbound
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BBC Amazon upbound

5/31 - Spirit of Buffalo - Brian W.
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Schooner Spirit Of Buffalo docked at the recently restored Commercial Slip, once the meeting point between the Erie Canal and the Buffalo River. The demolition of Buffalo Memorial Auditorium can be seen in the background. If things go according to plan, the slip will once again join part of the downtown section of a restored piece of the Erie Canal after the Aud. is torn down.

5/31 - Crossover Island - Murray Blancher
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Federal Matane downbound at Crossover Island
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Salvor & barge upbound

5/31 - Brockville, May 28 - 29 - Dave Bessant
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Gordon C Leitch May 28th
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Giovanni DP
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Bulbuls bow
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Jacques Cartier moored at Brockville awaiting 5 busloads of Tourists from Quebec
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Umiavut sailing between sailboats 5 blasts
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Arafura Wind east of Brockville
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CSL Assiniboine westbound May 29t
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Caribou Isle Canadian Coast Guard
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Maritime Trader
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Maritime Trader meeting Laguna D west of Brockville
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Laguna D
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Canadian Prospector eastbound
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Canadian Prospector at the end of a rainbow

5/30 - John J. Boland loading at Stoneport Friday -
Ben & Chanda McClain
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At the dock
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Departing the dock
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Close up
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Heading out on Lake Huron

5/30 - Duluth/Superior vessel traffic for Wednesday and Thursday -
Travis Chadwick
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H. Lee White loading coal at SMET Thursday morning.
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Pere Marquette 41/ Undaunted loading taconite rock Thursday afternoon.
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American Century loading coal at SMET Thursday afternoon.
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Algoisle loading taconite at DMIR on Wed.
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Saltie Kwintebank loading at Peavey grain elevator on Wed. with American Victory in lay-up in the background.

5/30 - Cresswell loading salt in  Fairport Harbor on May 23 -
Martin F. McGuan
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Cresswell loading salt.
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Algoma Central Marine stack detail.
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Close-up of the bow.  The crew is in the process of painting the broad white stripe across the bow.  Note the unfinished painting and the scaffolding being hoisted over the bow.

5/30 - BBC Amazon passing the Sorel-Tracy area on Tuesday -
Rene Beauchamp
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Amazon passing the Sorel-Tracy area on Tuesday and followed by S.Venus.
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BBC Amazon anchored in Montreal later the same day. She departed Montreal in the evening after Seaway inspection, destination for Burns Harbor.

5/30 - Tugs/Barges waiting on weather at Marquette's Lower Harbor -
Rod Burdick
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William C. Gaynor, Mohawk, Madison
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Docked at Mattson Park

5/30 - Welland Canal -
Michel Gosselin
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Giovanni DP is about to enter lock 3

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