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July 3, 2014

Algoma Montrealais upbound at the Bluewater Bridges July 1 - Matt Jones
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Holland, Michigan -
Bill Van Appledorn
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Manistee unloading stone at VerPlanks dock
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Manistee leaving Holland harbor
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Passing Big Red Lighthouse
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Tug Haskel

Soo -
Jeff Thomas
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Algoway passing Sherman Park on June 24 in a heavy fog.
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June 24, the Roger Blough passed Mission Point on a downbound passage in the evening
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Ojibway in the MacArthur Lock on Engineer's Day

Cleveland - Lorain action
- Scott Tish
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After offloading at Jonick Dock the Joyce L. VanEnkevort / Great Lakes Trader backs out of Lorain as a few recreational boaters look on.
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In the never ending cycle the St. Clair builds the pile of iron ore pellets higher at Cleveland Bulk Terminal the American Courage stands by to make it a little smaller.
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The Ryba Marine tug Tenacious with an empty mud barge stands by waiting for drawbridge NS1 and the Petite Forte and barge St. Mary's Cement with a busy Port of Cleveland in the background.
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The Petite Forte-St. Marys Cement heads out of Cleveland.
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 The Fortunagracht and the Reggeborg in the Port of Cleveland.
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The tug Sarah B stands by with work barges in tow while the Defiance-Ashtabula spins around to head off to Ashtabula to load coal while to the right the Samuel De Champlain / Innovation heads into Cleveland bound for the Lafarge Terminal.
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The Sarah B stands by waiting on the Samuel De Champlain / Innovation to pass.
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The Samuel De Champlain / Innovation passes the Huron Service / Energy 6505 which has been running between Toledo and Arc Terminal in Cleveland.
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The Mississagi eases into Jonick Dock in Lorain to lighter before heading off to Cleveland to finish offloading.

Mississagi loading coke at Zug Island - Ken Borg
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In River Rouge, MI on the original channel of the Rouge River on June 30, 2014

Alpena arrives Sturgeon Bay Saturday - Daniel Lindner
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Alpena arrives Sturgeon Bay via the bay of Green Bay.
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 Close up.
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 Alpena passes Sunset Park.
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Alpena docking at Bayship.  The USCG Hollyhock can be seen over the building on the right, inside one of Bay Shipbuilding's floating drydock.

Detroit River - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Calumet in Manistee and of the Edwin H. Gott at Engineers Day at the Soo - Matt Wohlfeill (150779 bytes)
Calumet passing through downtown Manistee on the Manistee River
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Calumet passing the Municipal Marina in Manistee
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 The Edwin H. Gott in the Poe Lock on Engineers Day.

Engineers Day at the Soo Locks - Mike Mishler
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Algoma Montrealais approaching Lock 1 Welland Canal taken from the Algolake - Vernon Munden
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Sam Laud coming up the Wyandotte Channel of the Detroit River - Ken Borg
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After discharging a load of coal at the Detroit Edison Trenton Channel Power Plant on June 28, 2014 meeting the Friendship who is heading back to their dock in Wyandotte.
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Soo - David Kaye
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James R Barker upbound out of the Poe Lock.
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CSL Laurentien downbound for the Poe Lock.
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Michipicoten in the MacArthur lock.
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Tug Scott Purvis headed for the MacArthur Lock.
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Ken Boothe Sr. downbound at the International Bridge.
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Mesabi Miner upbound at the International Bridge.
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Kaye E. Barker downbound for the Poe Lock.
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 Tug Avenger IV at the West Pier.

Buffalo - Brain W.
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A small push tug and a derrick barge were moored near the Noco Pier in Tonawanda with the Rebecca Lynn-A-397 unloading asphalt in the background on the hot & steamy afternoon of June 28th.

Port Colborne and Lake Muskoka - Skip Gillham
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Algoma Transfer at Port Colborne on June 27, 2014.  Looks like they are about to remove the some of the self-unloading equipment.
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The beautiful Lake Muskoka steamer Segwun at Gravenhurst on June 26, 2014

Boatnerd Cruise at the Soo - Roger LeLievre
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Early risers at the locks on Engineers Day. (Photo by Glenn Blaskiewicz).
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Picnic organizers Lee Rowe and Cathy Kohring.
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LeVoyageur Captain Jack Cork.
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Passing the John D. Leitch.
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Tug Wendy Ann.
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Stewart J. Cort up ahead.
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Cort Chief Engineer Mark Sipper gives a wave.
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Cort mate Rebecca Hancock greets the Nerds.
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Cort, stern view.
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Tug Parade passing the Cort.
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Algonorth scrapping continues.
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Algonorth up close.
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Leitch leaves the Mac Lock and the Cort enters the Poe.
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Missouri locks through behind us.
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Friendly wave from the Dorothy Ann.
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Missouri-Pathfinder in the lower harbor.
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DeTour-based Lelia Mae meets the supply boat Ojibway.
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J.D. Graham is the former Detroit tug Magnetic, now based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

Soo - David Kaye
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Manitoba downbound near Rotary Park.
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Lee Tregurtha downbound near Rotary Park.
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Lower river entrance to the Poe Lock.
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Ojibway in the MacArthur Lock.
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Capt. Henry Jackman in the Poe Lock.
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Stewart J. Cort  waiting at the International Bridge.
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John D Leitch passing the Cort.

River traffic at St. Clair - Kevin Majewski
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 Manitoba downbound at St. Clair.
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Bow view.
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Forward profile.
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Baie St. Paul downbound.
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Forward profile.

Seaway & St. Lawrence River shipping - René Beauchamp
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Tina Theresa shortly after leaving the lock at St. Lambert and coming back from her first voyage in the Seaway on June 26.
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Small ferry M. Bourbonnais IV entering the Seaway on June 13 on her delivery trip and bound for Masson on the Ottawa River a few miles downstream from Ottawa.
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 Small ferry Peter-Fraser arriving at L’Isle Verte near Rivière du Loup on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River on June 20.

Detroit River Traffic from the J.W. Westcott Co. Dock -
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Pilot boat Huron Maid is back on station.
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Mailboat cat Tilly keeping an eye on the fleet.
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