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August 24, 2009

8/24 - Stoneport Pictures - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Manitowoc loading at Stoneport
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loading at the bow
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Lee A. Tregurtha at anchor
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another view

8/24 -
St Clair River  - Paul Beesley
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Algomarine laid up in Sarnia.
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Calumet downbound on Lake Huron.
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Charles M Beeghly up at Port Huron.
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The Beeghly passes tug Sandra Mary & her spoils barge close to buoys 1 & 2.
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City of Algonac arriving on the US side.
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 Islander arriving in Algonac from Harsens Island.
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James R Barker disappears into the fog while upbound at the Bluewater bridge.
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Lake Guardian, aka Peter L Wise, downbound at Gratiot light.
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Samuel De Champlain & Innovation upbound toward the bridge.
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Samuel De Champlain in the notch.

8/24 - Army Corps tug Cheraw rafted to her barge McCauley at the Buffalo Port Terminal B Dock Sunday afternoon -  Brian W.
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 This shot shows the tug Cheraw with the derrick barge McCauley secured "on the hip" as seen moored at the Buffalo Port Terminal "B" Dock.
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A closer view of the tug with the Buffalo Outer Harbor and Lake Erie in the background, looking North-West.
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This shot shows a close up of the control room for the derrick on the McCauley along with all the gear the barge has for taking loads on and off the boom, mooring the barge, or working on deck.
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Here is a detail view of the clamshell buckets the McCauley can use for dredging.

8/24 - Detroit - Toledo - Mike Nicholls
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U.S.C.G.C. Neah Bay in Iron Horse Drydock in Toledo.
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Gadwall (Hong Kong) loading in the Toledo Overseas Terminal.
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Sam Laud at the CSX Dock in Oregon, OH.
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American Valor at the CSX Dock in Oregon.
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American Fortitude at the Torco Dock in Oregon.
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William C Gaynor inbound Toledo at Toledo light.
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Diamond Jack downbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel.
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Robert S Pierson unloading at the ADM Dock in Windsor.
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Algonova downbound off the RenCen in Detroit.
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Barge Caribbean and tug Lucia upbound in the Ballard's Reef Channel and unloading at Sterling Fuel in Windsor.
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CSL Laurentien downbound in the Fighting Island Channel.
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8/24 -
Whistler upbound at Iroquois Lock - Ron Beaupre
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8/24 - Wilfred Sykes passes St. Helena Island on August 20, westbound into Lake Michigan -  Stephen Hause
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8/24 - Yacht Marion Queen anchored off Rockport, Ontario - Michael Folsom
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8/24 - Scenes from the Willis B. Boyer Marine Memorabilia Flea Market at the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show -
Dave Wobser

Gar Wood's restored Miss America X on display

View from the cockpit of the four V-12 Packard Supercharged engines.

Plenty of vendors inside the Maritime Center

More vendors

The Diamond Belle brought nearly 100 shoppers from down river Detroit.

Unlimited racer Miss Madison

Antique boats on the lawn...

...and some antique autos

Restored boats in the marina drew admirers

A beautifully restored Chris-Craft runabout

A classic Lyman Islander

Lady Gayle. A reproduction of 1896 steam launches that were built in St. Joseph, Michigan.

A look at the boiler and steam engine

Another view of the engine room

Stern view of Lady Gayle

The "Chefs of Dixieland" entertained during the day

A restoration project ready for funding

Cuyahoga downbound passing the Maritime Center after loading at ADM

Photographers on the stern of the Diamond Belle as Cuyahoga passes.

Cuyahoga passes thru the I-280 Craig Bridge with the new Veterans memorial Skyway in the background

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