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July 27, 2015

Welland Canal - Barry Andersen
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Timber Navigator inbound  Port Weller harbor
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with tug Omni Richelieu working vessel over to fitout berth st drydock to unload
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New tug Mariya Moran - on maiden trip to Sturgeon Bay, WI. to pick up new barge Texas
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New tug Mariya Moran - departs L3 upbnd
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Tug Rebecca Lynn & barge A-397
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Federal Nakagawa
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Grande Caribe - passenger vessel
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Hanse Gate (Atg) ex CL Hanse Gate
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USCG Mackinaw

Federal Yukon at Burns Harbor - Frank Rawetzki
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Berthed at FMT, unloading steel from Europe

CWB Marquis at Port Colborne Saturday afternoon after leaving  Lock 8 downbound -  S. Bowser
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St. Clair River - Pegg Thomas
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Peter R. Cresswell passing Algonac State Park at sunrise 7-25-15
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Algosoo rounds the bend in the St. Clair River south of Algonac State Park in the evening sun 7-22-15
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Alpena in the St. Clair River approaching Algonac State Park early morning 7-20-15

Detroit River - Chris Byczek
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Powering up to depart
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Smoke stack getting a paint job.

Captain John's scrapping at Port Colborne - John Agnew
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Captain John's (Jadran) Taken July 20 at IMS.
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Crews are quickly scrapping the Captain Johns Restaurant ex Jadran.
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Not much left.

Port Colborne -  S. Bowser
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Rescue crews were scouring the Lake Erie shore in Crystal Beach Thursday night after a 21-year-old male was reported missing.
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Niagara police, paramedics and Fort Erie firefighters were being assisted by an RCMP vessel.

Detroit - Capt. Mike Nicholls
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Atlantic Huron at Sterling Fuel.
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U.S.C.G.C. 45626 off Detroit.
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Huron Maid passing Rivard Plaza
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Diamond Jack downbound below the Ambassador Bridge.
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Fish tug Navegante downbound off Windsor.
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CSL St. Laurent upbound off Belle Isle.
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U.S.C.G.C. CGB 12001 and Bristol Bay at Sector Detroit.
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Jet Express IV passing Detroit.
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Curtis Randolph spraying water.
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Federal Katsura at Nicholson's Detroit.
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Isa at Nicholson's Detroit and upbound.
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Robert S Pierson unloading at the Coco Dock in Windsor.
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Federal Margaree at Nicholson's Detroit.
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U.S.C.G.C. 26123 at the Belle Isle Bridge.
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Diamond Queen passing the J.W. Westcott Co. Dock.
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Michipicoten unloading at Sterling Fuels Stone Dock, Windsor.
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Tim S Dool downbound off Sterling Fuel.
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Algoma Hansa at Mistersky's.
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Lakes Contender upbound in Whisky Gulch.
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Algoway downbound off Mistersky's.
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Mississagi at Sterling Fuel.
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Mississagi upbound off Belle Isle.
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Indiana Harbor upbound above the Ambassador Bridge.
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Robert S Pierson at Sterling Fuels.
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Algolake upbound above Belle Isle Coast Guard Station.
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Saint Laurent upbound off Belle Isle.
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CSL St Laurent downbound in Whiskey Gulch.
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Kaye E Barker downbound below Sterling Fuels.
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Florijngracht upbound at the Ambassador Bridge.
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Philip R Clarke upbound off Belle Isle.
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Saint Laurent at the Port of Detroit
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Mariya Moran upbound passing Belle Isle.
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Wabi Sabi upbound Port Colborne July 17 - Nathan Attard
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Pilot boat along side

Rouge River - Chris Byczek
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Soo - David Kaye
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 Florijngraht upbound at the International Bridge.
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Federal Saguenay downbound at the West Pier.
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Edwin H. Gott downbound approaching Mission Point.
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Joyce VanEnkevort passing Edwin H. Gott near Rotary Park.
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John G. Munson downbound at Mission point.
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Tim S. Dool downbound at the West Pier.
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Federal St. Laurent upbound at the International Bridge.
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Indiana Harbor at the International Bridge.
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Algoma Transport in the MacArthur Lock.
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Algoma Harvester downbound at Mission Point.
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 HHL Amur Soo Harbor
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American Mainer downbound at the International Bridge.
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Stewart J Cort and Burns Harbor passing at the West Pier.
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Paul R Tregurtha downbound entering the Soo Lock Canal.
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Michipicoten upbound at Mission point.
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Alpena leaving the MacArthur Lock.
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Cuyahoga under Bridge 21 in Port Colborne - Chris De Laat
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St. Clair River - Mark Harris
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American Century passes the 91st Port-Huron-Mackinac race at Port Huron.
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Paul R. Tregurtha photo bomb's a wedding party's photos at Marine City.
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Algosteel - Sarnia Lay-up
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Fishermen oblivious to the passing Lee A. Tregurtha.

Mississagi in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Tug Zeus and barge Robert F. Deegan off the Ludington piers - Sara Ferguson
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Fishtugs at Port Stanley - Monty Young
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Sturgeon Bay and the Soo - Daniel Lindner
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Arthur M. Anderson docked next to the graving dock She is laid up for the season due to a lack of cargoes.
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View of the Anderson and the graving dock.
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Bay Shipbuilding's new construction, sister to the barge Texas, is almost ready for launch. The final bow piece is being lowered into position. The barge has not been named yet.
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 Tug Invincible, owned by Lower Lakes Towing, is also laid up for the season. The barge she was formerly paired with, McKee Sons, is laid up in Muskegon.
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Profile view of Invincible.
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Great Lakes Maritime Academy's training ship State of Michigan in one of Bayship's floating dry docks.
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Bay Shipbuilding's new constructions, tug Leigh Ann Moran and barge Texas. Mariya Moran, sister to the Leigh Ann and built in 2015 in Florida, will be paired with the barge Texas. Leigh Ann Moran will be paired with the barge in the graving dock.
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Close up of the barge Texas. Her tug Mariya Moran is due to arrive in Sturgeon Bay this week to pick up the barge.
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Stern view of the Texas.
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Close up of the notch of Texas, showing the connection systems.
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Close up of the Leigh Ann Moran.
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Stern view of Leigh Ann Moran. Note the construction materials on the pilothouse and deck as crews complete work on the tug.
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Panoramic view of Roger Blough upbound in the Poe Lock.
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Hon. James L. Oberstar downbound in the Poe Lock as spectators line the temporary fence.
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Close up of the Oberstar as she enters the lock.
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 Lee A. Tregurtha upbound in the Poe Lock.
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Herbert C. Jackson upbound in the MacArthur Lock.
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Now onboard the Le Voyageur for the Boatnerd cruise, the CSL Assiniboine passes upbound below the locks.
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CSL Assiniboine docks on the lower pier of the Poe Lock to wait for the lock.
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HHL Volga upbound below the locks.
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Profile view of the HHL Volga, upbound with wind turbine blades for Duluth.
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Passing of three: HHL Volga approaches the MacArthur Lock, Edgar B. Speer exits the Poe Lock, and CSL Assiniboine waits for the Poe.
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The evening sunlight glints of the stern of the Edgar B. Speer as she exits the Poe Lock.
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Burns Harbor upbound below the locks on Saturday morning.
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Algoma Transport downbound in the MacArthur Lock.
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Paul R. Tregurtha was downbound in the Poe Lock at the same time, here both ships are exiting the locks.
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Algoma Transport clears the MacArthur Lock, passing Paul R. Tregurtha.
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Paul R. Tregurtha exits the Poe Lock, passing the waiting Burns Harbor.
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 Paul R. Tregurtha exits the lock approach.
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St. Clair upbound at the West Pier above the locks.
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 G-tug Florida on drydock at MCM Marine below the locks. She, along with 14 other tugs from Great Lakes Towing, are undergoing a major overhaul.
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American Spirit upbound in the Poe Lock at sunset.
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 Algoma Mariner upbound below the Soo Locks.
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Buffalo exits the MacArthur Lock downbound.
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Algoma Harvester exits the Poe Lock downbound.
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Algoma Harvester downbound.

Chicago Dry Dock - Ed Robinson
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John Marshall (formerly the Catherine Turecamo) undergoing safety inspection at TPG Chicago Dry Dock.
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CWB Marquis Christening Video -  Capt.  Seann  O'Donoughue



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