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January 4, 20

Alpena, Mich. - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Calumet at Lafarge
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American Republic & John J. Boland at anchor on Monday
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Port Washington, Wis. -
Jim Jentges
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American Mariner was southbound off Port Washington Monday around 1 p.m. and then northbound about 2 1/2 hours later.
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American Spirit at anchor just beyond the lighthouse off shore of Port Washington, WI. (3rd picture)  Having a boat at anchor just out of our harbor is a rare sight in Port Washington.

Sarnia Government Dock December 31
- Mike Cunningham
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Algolake, Capt. Henry Jackman with tug Pride.

Resko in Antwerp on Jan. 2 -
Chris Rombouts
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Seaway -
Dave Bessant
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Barge working out in the river between Prescott and Ogdensburg on New Year's eve
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Another tug comes up from behind
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 Canadian Coastguard vessel and one from the RCMP tied up at Prescott base with buoys

Michipicoten at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Waiting to load ore

Fishing tug Ellen N on the dock in Blind River -
James M. Carlson
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December 28

Drydocking the Sedna IV in Gaspe Quebec in October -
Paul Beesley
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Sedna IV, derigged and waiting for a tow to the marine railway.
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All hooked up and backing away from the dock.
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The crib on the marine railway at its furthest extent.  Workers are on board to secure the Sedna IV as she is pushed into place.
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The crib will be hauled up the track with the ship on board.
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Another view as we approach the dock.  The crib is not very sturdy so the ship must be correctly lined up and gently put into position.
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In the water on the left is a diver.  He will ensure the ship is correctly on the blocks before it is hauled out of the water.
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The zodiac on the left helped with the positioning of the ship.  Here the workers are securing her in position.
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Still working on the lines.  The owner intends to take her on a round-the-world trip once she is refitted.
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Out of the water and ready to be moved wherever they need her in the shipyard.

Historical Perspectives - Normac -
John G. Mackay collection
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As the
 fire tug James R Elliott.
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Normac at South Bay Mouth ferry landing.
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Normac arriving at Meldrum Bay for the last time in her career in September 1968.
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On the top deck looking forward.
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Captain H G McNeill has just rung up "finished with engines" for the last time in Owen Sound.
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Accommodation deck looking forward. The galley was forward to port on the lower deck, accessed through the open door at the last table.
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 Tied up in Owen Sound at the end of the trip.
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Captain John's Restaurant sunk in Toronto in 1982.

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