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April 19 - 25, 2016


4/24 & 4/25 - Algomarine Last Run and Rouge River Activity
 - Kenneth Borg

ALGOMARINE downbound the Detroit River on April 25, 2016 with salt for Montreal than off to the ship breakers.

Good-by old friend.
CUYAHOGA loading coke at Zug Island, River Rouge, MI. April 24, 2016

MANITOWOC loading slag at the Levy dock on the Rouge River in Dearborn, MI, April 24, 2016

4/25 - Algomarine Last Trip plus Other Traffic in the St. Clair River
- Don Detloff

Algomarine downbound at the Algonac State Park for the final time.


Bow view

Stern view

Algomarine passing

Another passing shot

The last photo I will ever take of her. Farewell.
Sam Laud upbound at Algonac State Park.


Arthur M. Anderson upbound at Algonac State Park.

4/25 - Recent Welland Canal ActivityPaul Beesley

Algocanada passes fleetmate Algolake above Lock 1.

Algoma Mariner below Lock 2.

On the way to Lock 1.

Vectis Castle above Lock 1. 

Vectis Castle approaching Lock 2.  She stopped in Port Colborne after this transit and was re-flagged Canadian.
CCGC Private Robertson VC upbound above Lock 1.  VC means Victoria Cross, the highest honour awarded
to combatants in England and the Commonwealth.  As with most recipients Private Robertson was killed in action.

Jana Desgagnes with two anchors down and ropes leading ashore, below the Homer Bridge.  Bridge did not open so the ship had to make a quick stop.  The wind was fierce and blowing the ship out into the channel.
After the bridge was opened the Jade continued on her way.  Approaching Lock 3.



Cedarglen just clear of Lock 3 approaching the Homer bridge.

4/25 - Manitowoc in the Rouge River
Capt. Mike Nicholls

M V Manitowoc outbound the Rouge River approaching Fort Street with a load of mill scale.

4/24 - More Recent Welland Canal Photos - Paul Beesley

Puffin working cargo in Port Weller.

Fairlift below Lock 2.

 Federal Danube below Lock 2.

Federal Danube below Lock 2.

John B Aird below Lock 2.

John B Aird below Lock 2

 Eeborg above Lock 1.
Eeborg above Lock 1.
Federal Bering above Lock 1.
Federal Bering above Lock 1.

Federal Bering & Federal Margaree pass below Lock 2.
Federal Margaree below Lock 2.
Federal Margaree below Lock 2.

Wilf Seymour above Lock 1.
Wilf Seymour & barge Alouette Spirit above Lock 1.

4/24 - St. Clair River - Don Detloff

Buffalo downbound at Port Huron

Buffalo passing

Buffalo stern view

CCGS Private Robertson V.C. upbound at Port Huron

4/23 - St Clair River Traffic
- Kevin Majewski

Federal Rhine upbound at St. Clair.

Federal Rhine stern view.

Kaye E. Barker entering Lake Huron at Port Huron.

Howard W. Fitzpatrick – former Massachusetts Port Authority Fire Tug moored at Purdy’s dock in Point Edward.

Chemtrans Elbe moored at the Imperial Oil dock in Sarnia.

4/23 - St. Clair River - Don Detloff

USCGC Hollyhock (WLB-214) moored at Port Huron

Capt. Henry Jackman downbound at Port Huron

Capt. Henry Jackman passing
4/22 - Calusa Coast at Marathon Dock, in the Rouge River - Kenneth Borg

Dann Marine Towing tug CALUSA COAST and tank barge DELAWARE at the Marathon dock on the Rouge River in Detroit, MI.
4/22 - Recent Welland Canal Photos - Paul Beesley

Algolake at the fitout wall where she has been since arriving from Hamilton.

Algoma Guardian & Algosar, both in drydock in Port Weller.

Algoma Guardian sort of visible from the East side of the drydock.

Algosar in drydock.
4/21 - Soo Traffic - David Kaye

Roger Blough

Blough pilothouse

Burns Harbor

James L. Oberstar

Paul R. Tregurtha

4/21 - Evening arrival of the Calusa Coast - Delaware in Buffalo
- Brian Wroblewski

4/21 - St. Clair River - Don Detloff

Hon. James L. Oberstar downbound
 at Algonac State Park

H. Lee White unloading stone
Marine City

Close up of unloading boom

4/21 - American Spirit
up bound channel between Nebbish Island and St. Joseph Island - Marilyn MacLean

4/20 - Arthur M. Anderson in the Rouge River
- Capt. Mike Nichols

4/20 - Saginaw in old channel of Rouge River loading coke at Zug Island
 - Ken Borg

4/19 - Tug Calusa Coast and barge Delaware are now delivering loads of asphalt
 from Marathon in the Rouge River
- Jon-Paul Kubala 


4/19 - Recent Soo Traffic – David Kaye

Arthur M. Anderson

CSL St Laurent

Edgar B. Speer


Great Republic

Mesabi Miner

Paul R Tregurtha


4/19 - Manitoba headed to Montreal
- Rob Beaupre


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