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August 23, 2009

8/23 - Port Colborne Saturday -  Bill Bird
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Montrealais tied at Stone dock in Port Colborne undergoing repairs after hitting cement sill in Lock One last week. (113175 bytes)
 Close-up of repaired area-about 5 meter high section of steel being replaced below anchor pockets
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Another view-note hole cut in forepeak to repair structural damage inside.
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Stern view
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John D Leitch under Bridge 21
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Spotting ship from near stern
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Stern view making the wall above Lock 8

8/23 - Duluth/ Superior vessel traffic Saturday -
 Travis Chadwick
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Charles M. Beeghly after just entering Duluth harbor. She would temporarily anchor in the inner harbor, then head to Superior Midwest Energy Terminal after Atlantic Erie.
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Gordon C. Leitch entering Duluth bound for DMIR and a load of taconite.

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Bow views of the Beeghly and Leitch.
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Stern shots: G- tugs, Atlantic Erie, Gordon C. Leitch, and Charles M. Beeghly.
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Atlantic Erie making the turn for the Aerial Lift Bridge.
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Atlantic Erie departing Duluth.
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Stern view of the Beeghly.
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Close up the Beeghly's pilot house.

8/23 -
Duluth-Superior 8/20-21 - Tom Caine
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Charles M. Beeghly loading coal at SMET
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Beeghly departing SMET
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Beeghly outbound at Cargill
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Beeghly rounding turning buoy
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Beeghly approaching piers outbound
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USCGC Alder approaching Duluth moorings
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Capt. Henry Jackman loading taconite at CN Missabe
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8/23 - Cuyahoga in Toledo -
Luke Archer
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Cuyahoga loading at ADM early in the morning.
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Cuyahoga and Boyer
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Cuyahoga saluting the Boyer and guests
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 Cuyahoga passing the Willis B. Boyer

8/23 - Diamond Belle at Toledo for the Marine Mart and Boat Show - Jim Hoffman
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Diamond Belle arriving at the new Toledo Maritime Center.
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Diamond Belle turning around and getting ready to depart from Toledo.
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Departing Toledo headed back to Detroit.

8/23 - Canandigua Lady on Lake Canandigua, New York for an evening cruise - Lanny Wingbermuehle
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8/23 - August 2009 Tugs of the Lower Chesapeake Bay - Galen Witham
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Vulcan Materials tug "Night Owl", high and dry for repairs in Newport News, VA.
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The "Kathleen" entering the small harbor in Newport News, passing the "Night Owl", preparing to change crew members out at a local marina.
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Another view of the "Kathleen", approaching the quay wall.
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The McAllister tugs "Eric M., J.P. and Susan" all awaiting there next call to duty, on the outer quay wall at Newport News, VA.
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 The "Susan McAllister" in Newport News, VA.
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The "Lady Loren", of Louisiana, making her approach to the wall in Newport News, Va, to take on fresh water.
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The tug "Alert", in the southern branch of the Elizabeth River at Portsmouth, Va, with a "barge on the hip".  The Oiler in the background is the USNS Arctic, in drydock.

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