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July 2, 20

Rechristening of the Museum Ship Col. James M. Schoonmaker Friday at Toledo - Roger LeLievre
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All ready for her big day.
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Bedecked with bunting.
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Fresh paint on the deck crane.
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Looking aft from gangway.
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James M. Schoonmaker II and his wife Treecie, the ship's sponsor
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Executive Director Paul C. LaMarre II with Rep. Marcy Kaptur and the Schoonmakers.
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Launching photo from 100 years ago.
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Tug Nebraska makes a pass.
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Members of the Schoonmaker and Snyder families look on.
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Antique steam engine provided the power for an historic whistle blow.
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Visitors tour the Schoonmaker.
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Schoonmaker volunteers (brown shirts) and painters (blue shirts) line the superstructure.
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Tall ship Lynx sounded her cannon.
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Great Lakes Historical Society's Chris Gillcrist speaks at a luncheon at the Toledo Club following the christening.
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James M. Schoonmaker II and his wife Treecie with a model of he vessel built by the J.W. Westcott's Sam Buchannan.
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The Schoonmakers join in a standing ovation for Executive Director Paul LaMarre III, recognized for a job well done.

Canada Day morning at Hamilton -
Bill Bird
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Canadian Provider with ore from Port Cartier Quebec at Burlington piers
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Hatch covers being removed in preparation for unloading at Dofasco
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As Provider enters the harbour, a small flotilla of boats heads for Lake Ontario
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BBC Emsland anchored in the bay, awaiting berth
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About two and a half hours after Provider, John D Leitch also with ore from Superior Wisconsin for Dofasco.
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Stern shot-both Provider and Leitch will be heading to Superior after unloading. 

Hamilton and Welland Canal
- John McCreery
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BBC Emsland in the Hamilton anchorage
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Morning view after arriving the night of the 30th
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View from Burlington
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Another view
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Chemtrans Oste On the wall below lock 2
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 Crew members of the Oste
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Stern view entering lock 2
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Exiting lock 2
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Chemtrans Oste through the Homer bridge
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Shannon Star holding in lock 1
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Passage between 1 and 2
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Stern view at the approach to lock 2
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Entry to lock 2
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Shannon All-Stars
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Chemtrans Oste meets Algowood
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The Oste at the entrance to lock 3

Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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Princess Wenonah at the dock during the 1st night of Bay City Fireworks
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SCS Greyfox at Wenonah Park

Rouge River -
Ken Borg
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Cuyahoga loading coke at ServStal Steel in Dearborn, MI as the Herbert C. Jackson arrives with another load of taconite to feed the hungry furnace.

Historical Perspectives -
Herm Phillips
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 Welland Canal, leaving lock 8. June 07.
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St Mary's River. Aug. 07.
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Six mile point St Mary's River Aug. 08.

Rechristening of the Museum Ship Col. James M. Schoonmaker video

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