Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Online

Return to News

Previous Gallery
Next Gallery

News Photo Gallery
January 18 -19, 2015

Sturgeon Bay Wis. - Mitch Custer
IMG_9810-12-(2)-(2000x1331).jpg (115900 bytes)
Edgar Speer coming down the shipping canal in Sturgeon Bay.
IMG_9811-13-(2)-(2000x1333).jpg (140337 bytes)
Speer as it approached the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay.
IMG_9817-19-(2)-(2000x1333).jpg (102316 bytes)
Ice buildup on the bow of the Speer as it passed the Bayview bridge.
IMG_9826-28-(2)-(2000x1319).jpg (75849 bytes)
CSL Assiniboine being move out of the graving dock at Bay Shipbuilding and moved up to a slip.
1-Jimmy-L-01-18-15-mac.jpg (149788 bytes)
  The tug Jimmy L moving the Rebecca Lynn over to a different slip at Bay Shipbuilding.
1-Buffalo-01-18-15-mac.jpg (127574 bytes)
Buffalo coming into the Bay View Bridge in Sturgeon Bay.
1-PRT-01-18-15-mac.jpg (97256 bytes)
Paul R. Tregurtha arrives.
2-PRT-01-18-15-mac.jpg (87803 bytes)
Passing through the Oregon/Maple Bridge.

Port Colborne - James Bowser                                                                              
baie-comeau.jpg (202148 bytes)
Baie Comeau is tied up in front of Lock 8.
baie-comeau-port.jpg (196023 bytes) baie-comeau-port-colborne.jpg (111777 bytes) algoma-progress-(2).jpg (189067 bytes)
Algoma Progress has been moved into scrapping slip.
algoma-progress-(3).jpg (203908 bytes)

Closing of the Soo Locks -
sooclosing1-17-15-usace.jpg (106925 bytes)
The final cargo vessel of the season to pass through the Soo Locks was the tug/barge Defiance/Ashtabula enroute for Toledo, Ohio with 23,596 tons of taconite, she cleared the lock at 7:23 Saturday morning.  Pictured is the U.S.C.G. Cutter Mackinaw (the actual last boat of the season) passing the tug/barge and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tug Owen M. Frederick preparing to enter the lock to scrape ice from the gates. Crews are already beginning the de-watering process for winter work

John G. Munson stuck in the ice this Sunday after leaving Essar steel in upper St Marys River - Kevin Belanger
IMG_0712.jpg (10868 bytes)        

Burns Harbor arrived in Milwaukee Sunday for winter layup
- Melanie Buellesbach
burnsharbor-armil-1-18-15-mb.jpg (76220 bytes)
tug Oklahoma 1-18-15-mb.jpg (79533 bytes)
Tug Oklahoma clearing ice from her slip.
burnsharbor-armil-1-18-15-mbb.jpg (78099 bytes)    

Buffalo headed for lay-up in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. -
Trisha McKinney‎
Buffalo Sturgeon Bay1-18-15-tm.jpg (95346 bytes)        

U.S. Coast Guard cutter Hollyhock headed into the Welland Canal at Port Colborne Friday
- Nathaniel David Johnson‎
Hollyhockt Port Colborne-1-15-15ndj .jpg (55803 bytes)
Hollyhock broke ice outside the harbour so CSL Baie Comeau and CSL Thunder Bay could get into the canal. Nadro Marine tug Seahound broke up ice in the canal and out to the lighthouse

Stopped in the St. Marys River last week - Julie Fletcher

IMG_20150110_091218.jpg (142526 bytes)        

Edwin H Gott waiting in the St. Marys River last week at 8 Mile off Sugar Island - Judy Skowronek
IMG_0048.jpg (23845 bytes)        

Welland Canal in November - Paul Beesley
1-olza-11-05-14-pb.jpg (67897 bytes)
Olza above Lock 1.
2-olza-11-05-14-pb.jpg (96900 bytes) 3-vikin-11-05-14-pb.jpg (69963 bytes)
Vikingbank below Lock 2.  Notice the bow design.
4-vikin-11-05-14-pb.jpg (69310 bytes) 5-kirk-11-06-14-pb.jpg (90661 bytes)
Kirkeholmen below Lock 2.
6-birch-11-15-14-pb.jpg (82536 bytes)
Birchglen above Lock 1.
7-birch-11-15-14-pb.jpg (94109 bytes) 8-fedwell-11-26-14-pb.jpg (78887 bytes)
Federal Welland below Lock 2.
9-ojib-11-26-14-pb.jpg (76560 bytes)
Ojibway passes the Rt Hon Paul J Martin below Lock 2.

Ryerson and Risley -
Neil Johnson
1.Ryerson-8-15-08-NJ.jpg (195531 bytes)
 Edward L. Ryerson exiting the Detroit River's  Livingston Channel.
2.Ryerson--8-15-08-NJ.jpg (137529 bytes) 3.Ryerson--8-15-08-NJ.jpg (104627 bytes) 1.Risley--01-2001-NJ.jpg (119678 bytes)
CCGS Samuel Risley Detroit River 2008


If you have images to contribute please e-mail


Return to Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping

Copyright All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.