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May 4 - 8, 2015

5/8 - Point Edward and Sarnia - Marc Dease
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Kaye E. Barker making the turn downbound at 1 & 2.
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Abreast of Fort Gratiot light.
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Bow shot.
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Algoma Navigator heads into Lake Huron.
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Kaministiqua downbound below 1 & 2.
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. Cuyahoga downbound below 1 & 2.
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Manistee upbound at Boatnerd HQ.
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Wide angle under the bridges.
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Algosteel upbound below the bridges.
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CSL St. Laurent downbound below 1 & 2.
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Abreast of Fort Gratiot light.
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Under the bridges.

5/7 - New Seaway Salties - Rene Beauchamp
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Two new salties under their present name entered the Seaway on Wednesday morning.
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Formerly known as CL Hanse Gate, it was recently renamed Hanse Gate.
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They are headed for Valleyfield.
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 Tanker Umgeni at St. Lambert on Wednesday morning and loaded with urea for delivery at Hamilton.
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Pilot changes off Point Edward
- John McCreery
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Pilot Boat Huron Belle and the upbound Bluewing.
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New Pilot headed up the gangway.
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Huron Belle still alongside waiting to take the pilot being relieved off.
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Huron Belle headed back but not to port.
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Approach to the closely following Federal Saguenay.
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The Belle turning to come along side the second saltie.
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Increase in traffic makes for the dual exchange.
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Just a ladder straight up and down on this one.
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Out into the lake to complete pilot change.
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Finally headed back to her Black River dock.

Algoma Transport upbound at Cote-Ste-Catherine Lock
- Roland Van Bulck
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Lining up for the lock

Isadora unloads import steel at Oshawa Wednesday - Lorraine Morrill
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Fort Erie and Port Colborne
- Jim Bowser
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Off Waverly beach Fort Erie Wednesday
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Port Colborne Friday
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Recent Soo Traffic
- David Kaye
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Lee A. Tregurtha downbound at Sherman Park.
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John D. Leitch at the export dock.
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Anglian Lady in the MacArthur Lock
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Herbert C Jackson leaving the Poe Lock.
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John D. Leitch in the Poe Lock.

Frontenac at anchor in the Detroit River in January
- Chris Byczek   
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Plaque ID?
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Please post to the Search Page if you can ID this bronze plaque of an eagle over the rock or wave with a ship's wheel and a laker in the middle. It is about 12"ť high and 15"ť wide, thickness varies.

5/4 - St. Clair River at Port Huron - Don Detloff
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Seaway salties - Rene Beauchamp
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Torrent at the Lanoraie anchorage on Sunday. The vessel arrived there on April 30 and is awaiting to go up the River to Montreal to load grain.
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Tanker Princimar Equinox sailing up the St. Lawrence River off Nicolet near Trois-Rivieres bound for Hamilton on Sunday. First trip.
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Algoma Navigator arriving at Sainte-Catherine dock to unload coal - Roland Van Bulck
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Lining up for docking

Welland Canal in May and April - Ian Baker
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CWB Marquis
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  Federal Mayumi 
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Private Robertson VC
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Johannah C
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Harbour First
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Soo - David Kaye
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CSL Welland about to enter the Poe lock.
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Oakglen in the MacArthur Lock.
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Federal Saguenay passing under the International Bridge.
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 John B Aird leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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Mesabi Miner down bound approaching the International Bridge.
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Manitoba leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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It was 75 degrees Sunday and this is what the upper Lock Canal and river look like.

Toronto - Chris Kelly
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Juno has recently discharged sugar at the Redpath refinery and is moored awaiting repairs.
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Pineglen has been berthed here all winter and not sure when it will be moving.


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