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Aug 22-26, 2016


8/24 & 8/25 - Sarnia
- Lorraine Morrill

Federal Beaufort at Black River.


Federal Danube upbound.

Pathfinder bound for Kincardine.

Hollyhock downbound.

Jule upbound.

Saginaw upbound.

8/24 - Lake St. Louis
- Roland Van Bulck

The Marsgracht upbound in Lake St-Louis approaching the Beauharnois Locks.

8/19 through 8/24 - Welland Canal and Sarnia
- Barry Andersen

Dylan Cooper (Reinauer) - departing lock 5 with barge RTC 108 - 8.19.2016

Barge RTC 108 with tug Dylan Cooper (Reinauer) departing lock 5 - 8.19.2016

Wigeon upbound headed for lock 4 - 8.19.2016

Ojibway - at Sarnia awaits her return to work - freshly painted - 8.19.2016 

CSL Niagara - nearly completed loading at Sarnia elevator - 8.20.2019

Federal Rhine - downbound clear of Lock 2 - 8.22.2019

John J. Boland - downbound approaching lock 3 on first trip down the Canal - 8.23.2016

John J. Boland - downbound entering lock 3.

John J. Boland - downbound clear of lock 2.

Algosar - at IMS yard being scrapped quickly - 8.24.2016

Federal Seto - upbound clear of bridge 21 with pilot boat heading out to take off pilot.

Pilot boat J.W. Cooper - in bound at Port Colborne.

Jule - upbound in Port Colborne harbour on first trip under this name.


8/24 - Iroquois Lock
- Murray Blancher

John J Boland downbound.

8/24 - Detroit
- Kenneth Borg

Two ship unloading cranes on the ground as demolition continues on the former Detroit News Paper Warehouse in Detroit, Mi on Aug 24, 2016.  This is the building between Riverside Park and the old Detroit Harbor Terminal.
FEDERAL YUKON  is unloading at the now Detroit Marine Terminal in the background.  Land will be cleared and added to Riverside Park.

8/23 - Welland Canal
- Paul Beesley

Algowood above Lock 1.

G3 Marquis also above Lock 1.

John J Boland leaving Lock 2 and on the way to Lock 1.

Songa Opal passes the Algowood above Lock 1 and on the way to Lock 2.


St Mary's Cement II above Lock 1.

Whitefish Bay above Lock 1.

Recent images from the St. Marys River
– Roger LeLievre

Algoway in the MacArthur Lock. This is believed to be her last season of sailing.

Alpena downbound at dusk.

Ashtabula in Little Rapids Cut.

Burns Harbor ties up at the Carbide Dock for inspection.

Saltie Taagborg with moonrise.

Roger Blough above the Rock Cut.

Training vessel State of Michigan.

James L. Kuber

Tug Victory

More Recent Welland Canal Traffic
- Paul Beesley

 Federal Saguenay above Lock 1.  

Three Rivers above Lock 1.

Vectis Castle, chartered to Desgagnes, below Lock 2.

BBC Zarate above Lock 1.

8/7 - Welland Canal Passages
- Paul Beesley

Beatrix below Lock 2.


BBC Manitoba below Lock 2.

Formerly part of the ill-fated Beluga Shipping Company.

 Nice side view of the Victorious.

On the way to Lock 1.

Puffin, formerly of Canfornav, below Lock 2.

Now chartered by H&P.

8/19 through 8/21 - Sault Ste. Marie
- Cindy Cosgrove

Johanna C downbound at Mission Point.


Edgar B Speer upbound at Mission Point.

Mesabi Miner downbound at Mission Point.

Phillip R Clarke downbound at Mission Point.
Roger Blough upbound at Mission Point.

Wigeon downbound at Mission Point.


8/19 & 8/20 - Sarnia and Port Huron
- Bill Bird

Lee A Tregurtha headed to the Rouge River.

At the government dock in Sarnia Ojibway is being worked on prior to her departure expected to be sometime next month.


Across the slip CSL Niagara is at the elevator.

She's loading grain and this machine is blowing out dust particles from inside the elevator.  With water vapour there's a rainbow.

Edwin H Gott 


Spruceglen passing Huron lightship.



View from the beach.

Manitoulin clear of the Bluewater bridges.



This houseboat looks like it belongs in southern climes.

A blue heron looking up the lake for traffic. 

And here comes H Lee White.


Walter J McCarthy Jr.

Crew member enjoying the moment.


Algoma Equinox


Meeting the Lee A. Tregurtha.


Lee A. Tregurtha headed north.



Great Republic


American Mariner

8/17 & 8/18 - Little Current
- Graham Gratton


The current yacht Chanticleer along with the first Chanticleer are legendary in the North Channel port of Little Current.

Victory 1 docked in Little Current Thursday morning. The Manitoulin Swing Bridge can be seen in the left of the picture.

8/14 - Sault St. Marie
- Graham Gratton

Kaye E. Barker

CSL Assiniboine

Recent Soo Traffic
- David Kaye

Burns Harbor


Philip R Clarke

Edwin H Gott


Presque Isle

American Century

Edgar B Speer



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