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April 23 - 25, 2014

4/25 - Welland Canal Thursday - Ian Baker
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Diana upbound Below Lock 2.
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CL Hanse Gate upbound above Lock 2.
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Seven salties on the hook off of Lakeport Michigan waiting for traffic to clear at the Soo - Kevin Majewski
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Algoma Spirit upbound in Lake Huron passing the anchored Federal Rhine.
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Federal Satsuki anchored with the Luebbert  off her starboard side.
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Federal Danube and the Federal Rideau both at anchor.
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 Federal Miramichi on the hook.
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The  Polish Steamship Company's Drawsko  waits with the other salties for the traffic jams up north to clear.

Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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St. Clair at the far end of the West Pier.
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Walter J. McCarthy tied up at the West Pier.
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 American Integrity at the International Bridge.
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Cason J. Callaway at the International Bridge.
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American Steamship Co. At the West Pier.
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Straits of Mackinac, John G. Munson under the Mackinac Bridge.

Seaway -
René Beauchamp
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Last month, Groupe Desgagnes acquired the large Finnish flag tanker Palva which they renamed Laurentia Desgagne. They also acquired a sister ship, the Stena Poseidon which had not been renamed yet. Palva off Vercheres, QC on January 21, 2008.
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BBC Xingang upbound in Montreal, destination Hamilton.
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At Cote Ste. Catherine, Peter R. Cresswell unloading salt from Goderich and Halit Bey passing by on her way to Valleyfield on Thursday.
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Halit Bay upbound at Cote Ste. Catherine for Valleyfield. Two days earlier, she had gone aground near Grondines on the St. Lawrence River.
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Welland Canal - Eric Holmes
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Diana between Lock 2 and 3
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CL Hanse Gate departing Lock 1
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Waiting for a upbound convoy at the Soo - Brian Wagoner
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 Kaministiqua, Arthur M. Anderson and Frontenac.

Thunder Bay - John Kuzma
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The next ship to arrive at Richardson Grain
elevator was the Tecumseh.
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She arrived mid afternoon on Thursday she will load grain.
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The tugboat is the Point Valour.
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4/24 - Welland Canal Wednesday - Ian Baker
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South Chicago - Lou Gerard 
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Saginaw at North American Salt's 92nd St. dock.
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Repairs to ice damage on Saginaw at salt dock on Monday morning.
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Salarium being towed to KCBX by G tug Virginia.
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H. Lee White passing Salarium at KCBX.
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H. Lee White heading out to the lake at 95th St.

4/23 - Welland Canal Tuesday - Ian Baker
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Vlieborg upbound
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Federal Rhine upbound
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Toledo - Bob Vincent
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John D. Leitch waiting for transit coal.
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Stern view
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Drawsko at Midwest Terminal of Toledo
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Another view
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Oakglen at Andersons
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Closer look at the loading rig
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Oakglen bow view

Monday the first ships of the Season Arrived in Thunder Bay  - John Kuzma
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 Radcliffe R. Latimer went to Keefer
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Algoma Enterprise went to Richardson grain elevator for a partial load of durum wheat (pasta).
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