Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Online

Return to News

Previous Gallery
Next Gallery

News Photo Gallery
October 4 - 5, 20

Duluth-Superior - Tom Caine
1-Calla-10-3-10-tc.jpg (81307 bytes)
Cason J. Callaway loading at Hallett 5
2-JLBPRC-10-3-10-tc.jpg (107030 bytes)
Joseph L. Block loading under the chutes while Phillip R. Clarke unloads limestone.
3-AmCWJM-10-3-10-tc.jpg (59510 bytes)
American Century loading coal and Walter J. McCarthy backing into position for next berth at SMET
4-WJMcCa-10-3-10-tc.jpg (54959 bytes)
Walter J. McCarthy Jr. in position for next berth at SMET
5-OlymMr-10-3-10-tc.jpg (76925 bytes)
Olympic Miracle at Cenex Harvest States 1
6-AmCent-10-3-10-tc.jpg (106105 bytes)
American Century departing Duluth

Badger Roundtrip Ludington to Manitowoc
- Lou Gerard
DSC_0072_17160.jpg (49402 bytes)
Sunset at Ludington North Pier Lighthouse Thursday evening.
DSC_0099_17187.jpg (52631 bytes)
Badger ready to depart and Spartan on Friday morning. 
DSC_0113_17201.jpg (58622 bytes)
Departing Ludington steaming through channel.
DSC_0121_17209.jpg (57079 bytes)
Out in the open Lake.
DSC_0136_17224.jpg (203564 bytes)
 Loading 1 of 3 large wind turbine components.
DSC_0145_17233.jpg (61195 bytes)
Departing Manitowoc passing North Breakwater Lighthouse.
DSC_0166_17252.jpg (214247 bytes)
Arriving in Ludington backing into her slip.
DSC_0174_17260.jpg (82697 bytes)
Unloading the large wind turbine parts plus 3 semi's and a good load of autos

St. Marys Challenger at South Chicago Thursday -
Lou Gerard 
DSC_1005_17065.jpg (80165 bytes)
St. Marys Challenger steaming under EJ&E bridge.
DSC_0017_17105.jpg (103917 bytes)
Clear of 5 bridges and Skyway she approaches 100th St.
DSC_0050_17138.jpg (68928 bytes)
Approaching 106th St she passes the Manitowoc loading at Beemsterboer's.
DSC_0068_17156.jpg (69608 bytes)
Crewmembers enjoying the nice weather.

Quebec Traffic -
Michel St-Denis
01-Cap-Tourmente101002MSD.jpg (103467 bytes)
Cap Tourmante (Canadian Coast Guard)
02-Green-Star101002MSD.jpg (86902 bytes)
Tanker Green Star upbound
03-Algocape101002MSD.jpg (68552 bytes)
Algocape upbound
04-Vigilant101002MSD.jpg (99401 bytes)
Tug Vigilant 1 upbound after assisting the departure of Canadian Prospector for Turkey.
05-Genmar-Argus101002MSD.jpg (82638 bytes)
African Camellia upbound
06-African-Camellia101002MSD.jpg (91608 bytes) 07-African-Camellia101002MSD.jpg (85624 bytes) 08-African-Camellia101002MSD.jpg (94651 bytes) 09-GordonCLeitch101003MSD.jpg (79369 bytes)
Gordon C Leitch upbound
10-GordonCLeitch101003MSD.jpg (62715 bytes)
Gordon C Leitch stack
11-Palmerton101003MSD.jpg (82045 bytes)
Palmerton upbound
12-Palmerton101003MSD.jpg (83657 bytes) 13-MSC-Diego101003MSD.jpg (47089 bytes)
MSC Diego upbound
14-MSC-Diego101003MSD.jpg (73838 bytes)  

Welland Canal Photos from Oct 3 -
Paul Beesley
1-flint-10-03-10-pb.jpg (75003 bytes)
Flinterstream & Isolda pass above Lock
2-flint-10-03-10-pb.jpg (81257 bytes)
Flinterstream recycles.  Or, they like Lego blocks.
3-richel-10-03-10-pb.jpg (73669 bytes)
The Richelieu, here below Lock 2, and Saguenay follwed each other down the canal.
4-richel-10-03-10-pb.jpg (63868 bytes)
Richelieu, ex-Federal Ottawa and Lake Erie.
5-saguen-10-03-10-pb.jpg (66389 bytes)
Saguenay clear of Lock 2.
6-saguen-10-03-10-pb.jpg (68164 bytes)
Sagueany, ex-Federal Thames and Lake Superior.
7-saguen-10-03-10-pb.jpg (49020 bytes)
Uh, Chief.  We're getting complaints.
8-stella-10-03-10-pb.jpg (65214 bytes)
Stellaprima below Lock 2.
9-stella-10-03-10-pb.jpg (78645 bytes)
Stellaprima approaching Lock 1.
10-stella-10-03-10-pb.jpg (67469 bytes)
Canadian Navigator and Stellaprima pass above Lock 1.

Welland Canal Photos from Oct 2 -
Paul Beesley
1-volga-10-02-10-pb.jpg (76832 bytes)
BBC Volga upbound toward Lock 3.
2-volga-10-02-10-pb.jpg (78170 bytes)
BBC Volga upbound toward Lock 3.
3-heloi-10-02-10-pb.jpg (56359 bytes)
Heloise at Mile 9.
4-heloi-10-02-10-pb.jpg (57961 bytes)
The Heloise spent many days unloading in Port Weller before proceeding toward the upper lakes.
5-heloi-10-02-10-pb.jpg (94787 bytes)
Heloise ready to make the turn toward Bridge 11.

Mackinac Island ferry Capt Shepler
- Dianne Donati
Capt-Shepler-of-Shepler-Ferries.jpg (129843 bytes)        

Tug Lac Manitoba downbound at Brockville -
Dave Bessant
1-LacManitoba-03-10-10-WDB.jpg (94885 bytes)
Lac Manitoba against the wind downbound at Brockville
2-LacManitoba-03-10-10-WDB.jpg (106815 bytes)
Close up

Great Lakes Trader and Fall Colors at the Lower Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
1_glt_9_29_10_rb.jpg (119767 bytes)
Unloading stone at the Shiras Dock

Saturday in Montreal -
Bill Bird
1-OceanJupiter-10-02-2010-bb.jpg (84303 bytes)
Tug Ocean Jupiter at her berth in Montreal harbour
2-Algoisle-10-02-2010-a-bb.jpg (54443 bytes)
As we head out in tug, Algoisle sits across the slip-she's due for a tow to Aliaga Turkey beginning sometime this week.
3-Algoisle-10-02-2010-b-bb.jpg (67514 bytes)
Algoisle bow shot.
4-PetroliaDesgagnesAlgoisle-10-02-201-bb.jpg (78097 bytes)
Petrolia Desgagnes and Algoisle.  The aptly named tanker is for sale.
5-MSCTuscany-10-02-2010-a-bb.jpg (83112 bytes)
MSC Tuscany awaiting tugs.
6-MSCTuscanyGeorgieBain-10-02-2010-b-bb.jpg (69014 bytes)
Tug Ocean Georgie Bain on stern of MSC Tuscany
7-OceanJupiterMSCTuscany10-02-2010-bb-.jpg (77476 bytes)
Ocean Jupiter begins pulling MSC Tuscany away from dock
8-OceanGeorgieBainMSCTuscany-10-02-2010-bb-.jpg (94040 bytes)
Ocean Georgie Bain starts pulling on stern
9-OceanJupiterMSCTuscany-10-02-2010-b-bb.jpg (74724 bytes)
Ocean Jupiter has MSC Tuscany well out in the channel.
10-OceanGeorgieBainMSCTuscany-10-02-2010-b-bb-jpg.jpg (61666 bytes)
Ocean Georgie Bain now pushing on the stern of MSC Tuscany to complete the 180 degree turn
11-MSC-Tuscany-10-02-2010-b-bb.jpg (69692 bytes)
MSC Tuscany heading downstream from Montreal.  Headed for Dominican Republic.
12-MSC-Freedom-10-02-2010-bb.jpg (114457 bytes)
MSC Freedom loading containers.  When finished she headed for Italy.
13-CaptainGregoireJean-10-02-2010-bb.jpg (62273 bytes)
 Job completed, captain Gregoire Jean returns to his dock.  Thanks for the ride, skipper!
14-SauniereHalifax-10-02-2010-a-bb.jpg (82931 bytes)
In Old Montreal retired lakers Sauniere and Halifax await their fate.
15-SauniereHalifax-10-02-2010-b-bb-.jpg (77031 bytes)
 Stern view
16-Dutch-Runner-10-02-2010-a-bb.jpg (70777 bytes)
Dutch Runner after sitting idle for several weeks in Montreal returns to service.  Here seen passing Cote Ste Catherine dock
17-Dutch-Runner-10-02-2010-b-bb.jpg (66944 bytes)
Soon as she passed the sun came out.

Welland Canal -
Jack Zulerons
1-Algosteel-03-10-10-jz.jpg (63028 bytes)
Algosteel exiting Lock 3 passing Flinterstream loaded with more wind turbine towers, destination unknown.
2-Algosteel-03-10-10-jz.jpg (87221 bytes)
Algosteel passing through the Homer bridge
3-Algosteel-03-10-10-jz.jpg (66178 bytes)
Algosteel passing under the Garden City Skyway
4-Algosteel-03-10-10-jz.jpg (92189 bytes)
Algosteel just pass the Garden City Skyway and passing my van.

Peter A B Widener news clippings October 5, 1965 -
 John Decator
1965peterabwidenerPHTimesHerald-.jpg (191644 bytes) 1965peterabwidenerLetter-of-Commendation.jpg (134319 bytes)      

Note: Please be advised that due to the large volume of photos being submitted for inclusion in this gallery and the time constraints involved in handling each submission, only selected photos will be used.  This page will continue to generally be used only for photos related to recent news or port/area reports and will only be released as time permits. Please visit the Public Gallery to upload and share your own photos.

If you have images to contribute please e-mail

News Photo Submission Guidelines

Return to Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping

Copyright All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.