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October 5, 20

Algoma rededicates Algobay as the Radcliffe R Latimer
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Algoma Central CEO Greg Wight, The Honourable H.N.R. Jackman, Aba Sergio, Jacqueline Latimer, Radcliffe Latimer, Ship Chief Engineer Kaz Mankiewicz, Captain Clarence Vauther  stand in front of the renamed vessel following a ceremony in Port Colborne October 4.

Welland Canal - Capt Clarence Vautier
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Radcliffe R Latimer at wharf 18, old fuel dock. Picture taken after a name change on the former Algobay.
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Kongo Star entering Port Colborne Piers
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Wigeon secured at Port Colborne
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Imperial Sarnia at I M S newly arrived from Hamilton at Port Colborne

VSL Centurion renamed - Rene Beauchamp
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At Sorel-Tracy on Tuesday, the Phoenix Sun, formerly VSL Centurion . This new name was painted on this last weekend. However, this name was in the official documents since sometime in August.

John D. Leitch in Lorain, Ohio -

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The freighter ran into a concrete pier and a Northern Border Initiative boat. Both were damaged.


Mississagi and the John D. Leitch in Lorain - Jim Bobel
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John D Leitch loading at the Jonick Dock.
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Mississagi passing the the former shipyards turned marina in the Black River.
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Mississagi crew enjoying the ride up the Black River.
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deck hands work on getting the skip ready.
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deck hands wrestle the skip over the railing.
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Mississagi after unloading a partial load of stone and turning in the basin she heads for Lake Erie.
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Mississagi slowly passes the John D Leitch as she loads at the Jonick Dock.
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The sterns passing.
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Mississagi makes the turn after passing underneath the NS Railroad Bridge.
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Charles Berry Bascule Bridge starts to open for the Mississagi on her way to Lake Erie.
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The lights from the Bascule Bridge turn the Pilot House red as she passes under the Bascule Bridge.
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Stopped after striking an unmanned small boat in the river.

Recent Activity at the Upper Harbor in Marquette - Rod Burdick
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Herbert C. Jackson unloading stone into the hopper
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Victory/James L. Kuber arriving to load ore
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Kaye E. Barker, stern view, loading ore
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John G. Munson loading ore

Sam Laud in Grand Haven on Tuesday - Andrew Keson
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Unloading at Verplank's dock in Ferrysburg
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St. Marys Challenger at South Chicago Monday - Lou Gerard
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St. Marys Challenger rounding Wisconsin Steel Bend with tug Karen Andrie in background.
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Challenger passing KCBX.
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Approaching 95th St. after going through NS5.
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Past 92nd St. heading for Lake Michigan.

Point Edward and Sarnia - Marc Dease
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John G. Munson downbound at 1 & 2.
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Sam Laud downbound above 1 & 2.
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Kaministiqua downbound above 1 & 2
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Below 1 & 2.
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Herbert C. Jackson downbound at 1 & 2.
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American Integrity head on.
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Low cloud formations this time of year.
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Saginaw downbound at 1 & 2.
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Tug Victory and barge James L. Kuber head into Lake Huron.
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Algoma Montrealais downbound at 1 & 2.
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American Courage downbound above 1 & 2.
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A look between the upright's of the Cedarglen.
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Huron Belle returns from a pilot change.
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Algolake downbound above 1 & 2.
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Algoway below 1 & 2.
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James R. Barker downbound above 1 & 2.
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Making the turn.
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Algomarine heads into Lake Huron.
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Philip R. Clarke follows.
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Indiana Harbor downbound above 1 & 2.
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Huron Belle meeting the Atlantic Superior at 1 & 2.

Cheboygan, Mich. - Dianne Donati
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Imperial Sarnia downbound at Point Edward from the Bluewater Bridge, July 1985 - Marc Dease
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Imperial Sarnia launch day 1948, Hull #139 - Dave Otterman collection
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Yard workers in the foreground with a ring-side seat. Note the newsreel photographer with his camera and tripod under the port bow.

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