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June 10, 2015

Detroit River - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Tug Joan V and barge upbound off Windsor.
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Algolake upbound at Belle Isle Coast Guard Station.
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CSL Niagara downbound below the Ambassador Bridge.
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C.C.G.S. PVT Robertson VC upbound at the Ambassador Bridge.

Saginaw River -
Todd Shorkey
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 Zeus - Robert F. Deegan at the Port Fisher Dock
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Stern view
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Tug and barge

Port Colborne Tuesday - Jim Bowser
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Soo Traffic - David Kaye
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Algoma Enterprise upbound Mission Point.
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 James R Barker at the International Bridge.
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James L Oberstar downbound at Mission Point.
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Tug Undaunted at Mission Point.
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Isa downbound at the West Pier.
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Federal Kivalina downbound at the International Bridge.
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Crisp Point Lighthouse about 20 miles west of Whitefish Point.

Mont, former Algoma Montrealais scrap tow ready to depart - Rene Beauchamp
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According to the coast guard, Mont, ex Algoma Montrealais is to leave Montreal for Turkey on Wednesday under tow of Diavlos Pride.
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The assisting tug is reported to be Ecosse owned by Nadro Marine Services. As of Tuesday, Ecosse was at Sorel-Tracy.

Cuyahoga unloading salt in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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The Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin and Whitefish Bay at Port Weller - Mark Harris 
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10 minutes apart arriving off the Port Weller piers, near Lock 1, Welland Canal, on June 6.
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They had come across Lake Ontario from Toronto.
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Both boats are also popular with the seagulls.
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Holland, Mich. June 6 - Bill Van Appledorn
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Manistee passing through the Lake Macatawa narrows in the fog

John G. Munson in Erie - Brian W.
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Munson is seen in the Presque Isle Bay Entrance Channel on her way into Erie, PA. She blew a nice salute for all the crowd at the public pier as the ship came by.
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The ship looked sharp in the morning sun with nice paint and lettering.
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It was hard to squeeze all 767-feet of the Munson into the camera lens as she just got bigger and bigger the closer she came.
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Through the piers and into the bay, she shows off her classic lake freighter lines.
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Slowing to a crawl, they approach the East Slip, swinging in to start the line up for the stone pier.
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The Deckhands are now being lowered to the Old Ore Dock in the Bosun's Chair where the ship will unload a cargo of stone.  


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