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June  15, 2009

6/15 - Hamilton  - John McCreery
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Quebecois entering Hamilton Harbour with ore from Duluth
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 Algowood at Dofasco, came in with ore then loaded coke for Sept Iles
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Quebecois waiting for Algowood to finish loading
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Federal Pride arriving from Sorel
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Stern view passing under the bridges
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Wide view with Provmar Terminal II, Canadian Provider, Algowood and Quebecois
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Bow view of the Canadian Provider still in lay up
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John B Aird arriving in port

6/15 - Presque Isle at Erie Pa. - Presque Isle at Erie Pa.
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Presque Isle with portable coffer dam alongside.
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Working of shaft seal.

6/15 - Sarnia - Point Edward
- Marc Dease

J.W. Shelley backing out of the north slip at Point Edward after repairs.

Clear of the slip heading up bound.
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Heading into Lake Huron.
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Mississagi down bound at 1 & 2, storm clouds astern.
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 below 1 & 2.
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wide view.

6/15 - Weekend Soo Traffic from the Museum Ship Valley Camp
Nathan J. Gregoric
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JW Shelly upbound approaching the locks.
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Shelly just off the fantail of the Valley Camp.
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Shelly at pier for the lock. Notice a fellow Boatnerd taking pictures from the marina's boardwalk.
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Indiana Harbor upbound. With Soo Locks Boat Tours Bide-A-Wee and a sailboat roaming the river for a lockage upbound.
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Peter R Cresswell downbound. Passing Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie and Katimi Bay along with Bide A Wee and the sailboat.
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Tug passing

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Montrealais upbound just off Mission Street Boat Launch.
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Adam E Cornelius upbound. pic from Valley Camp's port side at stern.
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Paul R Tregurtha downbound. Cornelius waiting for Tregurtha to be clear of the lock.
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Tregurtha getting supplies from Ojibway.
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Ojibway's job is complete. Salute from both vessels and the Tregurtha throws the engine into high gear.

6/15 - Soo Saturday
Chris Wesendorf
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Boland downbound at Mission.
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Indiana Harbor upbound at Mission
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Peter Cresswell downbound at Mission.
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Saginaw upbound at Mission
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Cuyahoga downbound at Mission
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Montrealais upbound at mission
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Michipicoten downbound Sunday morning off Point Iroquois Light.

6/15 - Detroit River 612/13
Mike Nicholls
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Barbara Andrie upbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel.
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Limnos at the Coast Guard Base, Amherstburg.
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Cason J Callaway loading at Zug Island.
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Mar-Vel-Ann downbound off Sterling Fuel.

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Carolyn Hoey at Nicholson's Detroit
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Wilf Seymour and Alouette Spirit at Nicholson's Detroit.
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Railbarge Detroit being scrapped at the Dean Construction Yard at La Salle.
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Joseph H Thompson upbound off Bob-Lo Island.
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Columbia V at Amherstburg.
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Grosse Ile Lighthouse refurbishment.
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Diamond Belle upbound above the Ambassador Bridge.
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Maritime Trader at Sterling Fuel.
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Senator downbound off Nicholson's Detroit.
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Cedarglen upbound at Fighting Island North Light.
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6/15 - Welland Canal Traffic
- Bob Dowson
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Old name Federal Calumet
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Stern view
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Federal Pride
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Stern view
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Atlantic Huron
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Stern view
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Empire Sandy

6/15 -  Tuscarora below Lock 3 downbound
Eric Holmes
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6/15 - Buffalo River
- Brian W.
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The Endeavor tied up to the Noco Pier on the morning of June 14 showing the ladders in the notch for the JAK coupler system.
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The barge is shown as seen from the South Grand Island Bridge to be down by the stern and still unloading.
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The tug Karen Andrie can be seen with her barge secured "on the hip" while unloading operations are underway.
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The 109 year old Firetug Cotter is shown passing under the draw at Ohio St. after pumping for 20 hours straight on a large structure fire up the Buffalo River.
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The Cotter is now heading back upstream after turning around to make the firetug dock.
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The Captain is seen through the wheelhouse doorway.
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The tug is seen backing into her slip at Michigan St.

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