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August 8, 20

Badger on Thursday and Friday - Lou Gerard
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Badger coming into Manitowoc passing a flotilla of geese on Thursday.
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In Manitowoc Harbor preparing to turn around.
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A big group of Ford Model 'A's coming off.
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Fuel for the Badger! Coal truck backs on to dump into bunker.
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A large group of vintage tractors goes aboard heading to a show near Ludington.
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Out in the Lake people enjoy the beautiful weather on the bow.
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That evening the Bader departs Ludington at sunset.
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Lit up like gold as she heads out into the lake.
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Another scene of her out in the lake bound for Manitowoc.
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Schooner Lynx docked at Ludington for tours and sailing.
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Another full load this morning as cars line up and the Spartan stands by.
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Leaving Ludington passing North Pier Lighthouse.
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CSL Assiniboine coming from Chicago comes toward us.
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CSL Assiniboine passing behind us.
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St. Marys Conquest and Roger Blough heading for Chicago and Gary coming south.
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Trailing good old coal smoke.
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Backing into slip at Manitowoc.

Fraser Shipyard in Superior, Wis. Sunday -
 Glenn Blaszkiewicz
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Shown are the American Victory, American Mariner, American Courage, John J. Boland
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In the background the Edward L. Ryerson.


Algoma Mariner on its maiden voyage arriving at Hamilton, Ontario Sunday -
Karla Bondy
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 Algoma Mariner passing through the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge with a cargo of iron ore pellets for Dofasco.

Welland Canal Saturday
- Heather Maguire
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 Federal Yoshino, upbound leaving Lock 7 bright and early Saturday morning.
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Federal Yoshino passing John D. Leitch, above Lock 7.  You can't see her, but the Cuyahoga is right behind the John D. Leitch.
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John D. Leitch tied up above Lock 7, Cuyahoga in behind.  In the early evening, the Cuyahoga turned around, but John D. Leitch stayed there all day.
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Tim S. Dool upbound leaving Lock 7.  All of this activity before 9 a.m.
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Manitoba stopped below Lock 1.
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 Sea Eagle II heading into Lock 7.
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Finally, after a long day, John D. Leitch finally enters Lock 7.

St. Lawrence Seaway above Montreal Saturday
- Kent Malo
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Algoma Mariner at the Mercier bridge upbound at Kahanawake for Hamilton, Ontario
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Saguenay upbound in ballast, ahead of the Algoma Mariner.

Iroquois Lock and Mariatown -
Ron Beaupre
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Jumbo Spirit passing Mariatown with cargo for Burns Harbor.
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Chemtrans Mabuhay departing Iroquois Lock.
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Team Bremen needs to secure the port anchor as she passes Mariatown.
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She is on her first trip into the Lakes.

Welland Canal Sunday -
Rob Hartley
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Manitoba on her first trip under LLT colors below Lock 1.
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Saginaw River Saturday -
Todd Shorkey
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Alpena inbound at Cass Avenue
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Stern View
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 Alpena outbound nearing Lafayette Bridge
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Alpena another view
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Nearing Veteran's Memorial Bridge

Michipicoten overtaking Algolake at Marine City on Saturday -
Don Detloff
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Detroit River from the Diamond Jack - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Barge Innovation and tug Samuel de Champlain at the Lafarge Springwells Dock.
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C.S.G.C. Isle Rouge off Sterling Fuels in Windsor.
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Friendship downbound off USS Great Lakes Works, Ecorse.
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James L Kuber and tug Victory upbound just below the Ambassador Bridge.
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Corn Hill (Malta) at Morterm in Windsor.
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Mississagi approaching Ojibway Salt in Windsor.
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Frontenac unloading at the Southwest Sales Dock in West Windsor.
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Great Republic at Sterling Fuels.
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Ziemia day in Antwerp, Belgium -
Chris Rombouts
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Ziemia Tarnowska is seen entering the Berendrechtlock on her way out of Antwerp. This is the biggest lock in the world. (68 x 500 m).
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Later in the afternoon the Ziemia Zamojska came into Atwerp and also went to the docks of BASF. She used the slighter smaller Zandvlietlock. (57 x 500 m)
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Detroit River BoatNerd Cruise
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Top deck cruisers ready to get underway.
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The For Sale tug Jane Ann IV in Nicholson's Dock
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Former Boblo boat Ste. Claire
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Ste. Claire's running mate Columbia
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Remains of the former yacht Helene
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Samuel de Champlain at the new LaFarge terminal
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Algoma Discovery downbound
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Algoma Discovery stern view
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Tug Victory fueling at Sterling in Windsor. Note LLT stack colors
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Lewis J. Kuber
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Macassa Bay tied behind the Windsor casino
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J. W. Westcott delivering the pizza
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Barge Sarah Spencer on the Canadian side
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Stormont, the Detroit-Windsor hazardous vehicle ferry.

Manistee Cleveland Saturday -
Paul Magyar
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Manistee passes the Nautica Queen on her way up the Cuyahoga River.
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Passing Norfolk Southern's Drawbridge tower.
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Making the turn for the Columbus Rd. lift bridge.

Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder departing Marquette
- Lee Rowe
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Recent Upper Harbor Activity in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Manitowoc waiting to load ore
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Kaye E. Barker departing the ore dock at sunrise

CSL Niagara in Lake Huron passing Bois Blanc Island on a foggy Saturday -
Dianne Donati
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Port Stanley Fishing tugs -
Monty Young
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 Mr Minor inbound August 8
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Eau Clipper inbound July 8
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William TR from the Port Stanley Lift Bridge July 8

Trip down the St. Clair River -
Tammy Scholten
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Cincinnati, Ohio
- Bob Vincent
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Army Corp of Engineers flagship and largest towboat in America: Mississippi
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Mississippi with barge 4905
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Another  view
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Forward Deck house

Historical Perspective: Saltwater Ship Aristides, ex Baron Elphinstone built 1937 - Bill Hoey
Loading her final cargo at Detroit Marine Terminals on the Rouge River about 1971.
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Aristides bow view
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Aristides Stern view
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 Starboard bridge wing.
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Front of Pilot house and Texas.
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Engine Room
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 Engine plate from "George Clark 1936 ltd." Engine number 1207. 1937.
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 Loading scrap bundles via shoots with tween deck hatch boards on deck.

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