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December 17, 20

Prescott - Jim Scrimger
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Ruth Theresa
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Algocape downstream
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CGS Griffon loading buoys
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Algoma Navigator unloading at Prescott port.
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Truck loading,other side of Prescott port.

Seaway -
Ron Beaupre
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Victorius pushing barge John J Carrick up the river at Mariatown.
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Bright Laker departing Iroquois Lock.
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Ruth Theresa slides the wall into Iroquois Lock.
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Ruth Theresa on her first trip up the Seaway. She is bound for Hamilton.

31st Street Project in Chicago Friday -
Lou Gerard
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Tug Valerie B. of Durocher Marine working at 31st St.
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Tug Edward E. Gillen III working on the project.
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Overall view with tugs and barges at the new Marina and harbor project at 31st St.
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Barge mounted crane belonging to American Marine Contractors at the project.

Soo Thursday -
Herm Klein
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Sofia downbound at Mission Point
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Federal Hudson downbound at Mission Point
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Lake Ontario downbound at Mission Point
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Roger Blough upbound at Mission Point
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These may be the first scratches on the Roger Blough's pristine paint

American Mariner in Buffalo - Brian W. 
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Unloading at the Frontier Elevator. The old Marine Legs stand silent sentinel over the Mariner, waiting to unload another straight decker that will never come.
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Bright floodlights on the boat make for a tough night photo shoot. High wind along the lake front didn't make it any easier.

Coregonus underway in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Channel returning to her dock for the year - Wendell Wilke
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Harbor at Gaspe, Quebec -
Paul Beesley
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Old but reliable technology - bell from a bell-buoy.  As the buoy bobs about the clappers, of which there are 4, swing and hit the bell.  A close look at the bell will show a flat spot on the rim where the clapper has pounded the surface for many years.  Also, the clapper that is visible is flattened on its striking surface. 
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Anchors for fishing gear.  The concrete blocks are placed in the black containers and they in turn are secured to the gear.
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 Bycatch.  In most fishing operations a great deal of marine life that is not commercially viable is caught and dies. 
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Stern view of the Sedna IV.  How sad she looks.
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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louisbourg. She is nearing the end of her service life.
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 Louisbourg and the Jarrett M at the dock.  That's one huge searchlight on the Louisbourg.
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Stern with an unusual launching arrangement for her FRC (RHIB).
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A closer look at the creature.
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New technology - satellite dome for comms.  Since I started sailing in 1972 the technological advances have been nothing short of amazing.

Thunder Bay, Ontario  -
Rod Spicer
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J.W. Shelley - Nov. 25
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Chi-Cheemaun Drydocked Nov.15

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