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Vessel Name
(All ships registered in U.S. or Canada unless otherwise noted by port and/or country.)


Length

Beam

Depth

Capacity / b.h.p. for tugs
Capacity shown in Gross (long) tons, 1 ton = 2,240 lb.


 
(Peter R. Cresswell) 
Algoma Central Corporation
St. Catharines, Ont.

Algolake 730' 00" 75' 00" 46' 06" 32,807 tons
Algoma Discovery 729' 00" 75' 09" 48' 05" 34,380 tons
Algoma Guardian 729' 00" 75' 09" 48' 05" 34,380 tons
Algoma Mariner 740' 00" 77' 11" 49' 03" 37,162 tons
Algoma Montrealais 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 02" 29,072 tons
Algoma Navigator 728' 11" 75' 10" 40' 06" 30,324 tons
Algoma Progress 730' 00" 75 00" 46' 06" 31,637 tons
Algoma Quebecois 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 01" 28,716 tons
Algomarine 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 26,755 tons
Algoma Spirit 728' 08" 75' 09" 48' 05" 34,380 tons
Algoma Transfer 650' 00" 60' 00" 35' 00" 15,719 tons
Algorail 640' 05" 72' 00" 40' 00" 23,810 tons
Algosoo 730' 00" 75' 00" 44' 06" 30,284 tons
Algosteel 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 26,949 tons
Algoway 646' 06" 72' 00" 40' 00" 23,812 tons
Algowood 740' 00" 75' 11" 46' 06" 32,253 tons
Algoma Enterprise 730' 00" 75' 11" 46' 07" 33,854 tons
Algoma Olympic 730' 00" 75' 00" 46' 06" 33,859 tons
Algoma Transport 730' 00" 75' 11" 46' 07" 32,678 tons
Capt. Henry Jackman 730' 00" 75' 10" 42' 00" 30,435 tons
Gordon C. Leitch 730' 00" 75' 00" 42' 00" 31,668 tons
John B. Aird 730' 00" 75' 11" 46' 06" 30,857 tons
John D. Leitch 730' 00" 77' 11" 45' 00" 34,127 tons
Peter R. Cresswell 730' 00" 75' 11" 42' 00" 30,590 tons
Radcliffe R. Latimer 740' 00" 77' 11" 49' 03" 36,668 tons
Tim S.Dool 730' 00" 77' 11" 39' 08" 31,054 tons


(Algonova)
Algoma Tankers Ltd.
(sub. of Algoma Central Corp.)

AlgoCanada 426' 01" 65' 00" 32' 08" 11,453 tons
Algoma Dartmouth 296' 11" 47' 11" 24' 11" 3,512 tons
Algoeast 431' 05" 65' 07" 35' 05" 10,350 tons
Algonova (2) 426' 01" 65' 00" 32' 08" 11,453 tons
Algosar 434' 06" 65' 00" 29' 04" 12,000 tons
Algoscotia 488' 02" 78' 00" 42' 00" 19,160 tons
Algosea 472' 07" 76' 05" 40' 08" 17,285 tons


(John J. Boland)
American Steamship Company
Williamsville, NY
(sub. of GATX Corp., Chicago, IL)

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Adam E. Cornelius 680' 00" 78' 00" 42' 00" 29,200 tons
American Century 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 80,900 tons
American Courage 636' 00" 68' 00" 40' 00" 24,300 tons
American Fortitude (Laid up Toledo, Nov. 11, 2008) 690' 00" 70' 00" 37' 00" 23,400 tons
American Integrity 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 80,900 tons
American Mariner 730' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,300 tons
American Spirit 1,004' 00" 105' 00" 50' 00" 62,400 tons
American Valor (Laid up Toledo, Nov. 13, 2008) 767' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" 26,200 tons
American Victory (Laid up Superior, Nov. 12, 2008) 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 03" 26,700 tons
Buffalo 634' 10" 68' 00" 40' 00" 24,300 tons
Burns Harbor 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 78,850 tons
H. Lee White 704' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 35,400 tons
Indiana Harbor 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 80,900 tons
John J. Boland 680' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 34,000 tons
Ken Boothe Sr. (articulated tug mated with Lakes Contender. 135' 04" 50' 00" 26' 00" 10,876 b.h.p.
Lakes Contender (barge) 740' 04" 78' 00" 45' 00" 33,892 tons
Sam Laud 634' 10" 68' 00" 40' 00" 24,300 tons
St. Clair 770' 00" 92' 00" 52' 00" 44,800 tons
Walter J. McCarthy Jr. 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 80,900 tons


Andrie Inc.
Muskegon, MI

A-390 (barge) 310' 00" 60' 00" 17' 00" 39,000 barrels
A-397 (barge) 270' 00" 60' 01" 22' 05" 39,746 barrels
A-410 (barge) 335' 00" 54' 00" 17' 00" 41,000 barrels
Barbara Andrie (tug - assigned to barge A-390) 122' 00 29' 07" 16'00" 2,000 b.h.p.
Endeavour (barge) 360' 00" 60' 00" 24' 00" .7,232 tons
Karen Andrie (2) (tug - assigned to barge A-397) 120' 00" 31' 06" 16' 00" 3,600 b.h.p.
Rebecca Lynn (tug - assigned to barge A-410) 112' 07" 31' 06" 16' 00" 3,600 b.h.p.
Robert W. Purcell (tug) 45' 02" 12' 10" 7' 08" 400 b.h.p.
Ronald J. Dahlke (tug) 63' 04" 17' 06" 9' 00" 1,100 b.h.p



(CSL Niagara)
Canada Steamship Lines
Montreal, QC
(div. of The CSL Group, Inc., Montreal, QC)

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Atlantic Erie 736' 07" 75' 10" 50' 00" 37,411 tons
Atlantic Huron 736' 07" 77' 11" 46' 04" 34,860 tons
Atlantic Superior 730' 00"  75' 10"  50' 00" 36,219 tons
Baie Comeau 738' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,690 tons
Baie St. Paul 738' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,690 tons
Birchglen  730' 01" 75' 09" 48' 00" 33,824 tons
Cedarglen 730' 00" 75' 09" 40' 04" 29,518 tons
CSL Assiniboine 739' 10" 78' 00" 48' 05" 36,768 tons
CSL Laurentien 739' 10" 78' 00" 48' 05" 37,795 tons
CSL Niagara 739' 10" 78' 00" 48' 05" 37,694 tons
CSL Spirit (St. Lawrence River below Montreal, Gulf of St. Lawrence & ocean trades - too large for Seaway) 738' 03" 105' 07" 64' 00" 68,911 tons
CSL Tadoussac 730' 00" 77' 11" 41' 11" 30,051 tons
Frontenac 729' 07" 75' 00" 39' 08" 26,822 tons
Mapleglen 729' 11" 75' 10" 47' 01" 35,067 tons
Oakglen 729' 11" 75' 10" 47' 01" 35,067 tons
Pineglen 736' 07" 75' 11" 42' 00" 33,197 tons
Richelieu 729' 11" 75' 10" 47' 01" 35,067 tons
Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin 739' 07" 77' 11" 48' 04" 37,694 tons
Saguenay 729' 11" 75' 10" 47' 01" 35,067 tons
Salarium (chartered to Societe Quebecoise D'Exploration Miniere, Ste-Foy, QC) 730' 00" 75' 11" 46' 06" 35,123 tons
Spruceglen 730' 01" 75' 09" 48' 00" 33,824 tons
Thunder Bay 738' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,690 tons
Whitefish Bay 738' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,690 tons



(Edward L. Ryerson)
Central Marine Logistics, Inc.
Griffith, IN

Edward L. Ryerson (Laid up Superior, May 18, 2009) 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 00" 27,500 tons
Joseph L Block 728' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 37,200 tons
Wilfred Sykes 678' 00" 70' 00" 37' 00" 21,500 tons



(Michigan)
Chicago Marine Asset Management
Chicago, IL

Great Lakes (barge) 414' 00" 60' 00" 30' 00" 75,000 barrels
Michigan (articulated tug) 107' 08" 34' 00" 16' 00" 3,900 b.h.p.
   ATB Michigan / Great Lakes overall dimensions 454' 00" 60' 00" 30' 00' ---


Coastal Shipping Ltd.
St. John's, NL
(Div. of Woodward Group of Companies, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL)

Alsterstern 529' 05" 75' 06" 38' 05" 16,810 tons
Dorsch 429' 00" 61' 05" 34' 10" 10,391 tons
Havelstern 529' 05" 75' 06" 38' 06" 16,810 tons
Mokami 319' 07" 46' 08" 21' 04" 2,808 tons
Nanny 382' 06" 62' 04" 33' 02" 9,033 tons
Tuvaq 539' 07" 72' 10" 39'05" 15,701 tons



(Stephen B. Roman)
Essroc Canada Inc.
Mississauga, ON

(managed by Upper Lakes Group, Inc.)

Metis (barge) 331' 00" 43' 09" 26' 00" 5,800 tons
Stephen B. Roman 488' 09" 56' 00" 35' 06" 7,600 tons



(John G. Munson)
Great Lakes Fleet, Inc.
Duluth, MN
(sub. of CN Rail, Montreal, QC;
managed by Key Lakes Inc., Duluth, MN)
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Arthur M. Anderson  767' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" 25,300 tons
Cason J. Callaway 767' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" 25,300 tons
Edgar B. Speer 1004' 00" 105' 00" 56' 00" 73,700 tons
Edwin H. Gott 1004' 00" 105' 00" 52' 00" 74,100 tons
Great Republic 634' 10" 68' 00" 40' 00" 25,600 tons
John G. Munson 768' 03" 72' 00" 36' 00" 25,550 tons
Philip R. Clarke 767' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" 25,300 tons
Presque Isle (barge) 974' 06" 104' 07" 46' 06" 57,500 tons
Presque Isle (integrated tug) 153' 03" 54' 00" 31' 03" 14,840 b.h.p.
  ITB Presque Isle overall dimensions 1,000' 00" 104' 07" 46' 06" ---
Roger Blough 858' 00" 105' 00" 41' 06" 43,900 tons



(Maria Desgagnés)
Groupe Desgagnés, Inc.
Quebec City, QC
(All vessels operated by Transport Desgagnés, Inc.)

Amélia Desgagnés 355' 00" 49' 00" 30' 06" 7,349 tons
Anna Desgagnés 569' 03" 75' 07" 44' 11" 17,850 tons
Camilla Desgagnés 436' 04" 67' 07" 46' 03" 6,889 tons
Catherine Desgagnés 410' 03" 55' 06" 31' 00" 8,394 tons
Mélissa Desgagnés 355' 00" 49' 00" 30' 06" 7,500 tons
Rosaire A. Desgagnés 453' 00" 68' 11" 36' 01" 12,575 tons
Sedna  Desgagnés 456' 00" 68' 11" 36' 01" 12,413 tons
Zélada Desgagnés 453' 00" 68' 11" 36' 01" 12,491 tons

Desgagnés Tankers, Inc.
(Chartered by Petro-Nav, Inc.; sub. of Groupe Desgagnés, Inc.)

Dara Desgagnés 405' 10" 58' 01" 34' 09" 10,511 tons
Esta Desgagnés 405' 10" 58' 01" 34' 09" 10,511 tons
Jana Desgagnés 405' 10" 58' 01" 34' 09" 10,511 tons
Maria Desgagnés 393' 08" 68' 11" 40' 05" 13,199 tons
Sarah Desgagnés (registered Bridgetown, Barbados) 483' 11" 73'06" 41' 04" 18,000 tons
Thalassa Desgagnés 441' 05" 56' 05" 32' 10" 9,748 tons
Véga Desgagnés 461' 11" 69' 07" 35' 01" 11,548 tons

(Chartered by Relais Nordic Inc., Rimouski, QC; sub. of Groupe Desgagnés, Inc.)

Nordik Express (ferry) 219' 11" 44' 00" 16' 01" 1,697 tons



(Paul H. Townsend)
Inland Lakes Management, Inc.
Alpena, MI

Alpena 519' 06" 67' 00" 35' 00" 13,900 tons
J.A.W. Iglehart (storage/transfer vessel, Superior, WI) 501' 06" 68' 03" 37' 00" 12,500 tons
Paul H Townsend (cement storage vessel, Muskegon, MI) 447' 00" 50' 00" 29' 00" 7,850 tons
S.T. Crapo (storage/transfer vessel, Green Bay, WI) 402' 06" 60' 03" 29' 00" 8,900 tons



(Herbert C. Jackson)
Interlake Steamship Company
Richfield, OH
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Dorothy Ann (articulated tug) 124' 03" 44' 00" 24' 00" 7,200 b.h.p.
Herbert C Jackson 690' 00" 75' 00" 37' 06" 24,800 tons
Hon. James L. Oberstar (former Charles M. Beeghly) 806' 00" 75' 00" 37' 06" 31,000 tons
James R Barker 1,004' 00" 105' 00" 50' 00" 63,300 tons
Mesabi Miner 1,004' 00" 105' 00" 50' 00" 63,300 tons
Pathfinder (barge) 606' 02" 70' 00" 36' 00" 26,700 tons
   ATB Dorothy Ann / Pathfinder overall dimensions 700' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" ---
Paul R Tregurtha 1,013' 06" 105' 00" 56'0 0" 68,000 tons
Stewart J Cort 1,000' 00" 105' 00" 49' 00" 58,000 tons

Lakes Shipping Co.
(div. of Interlake Steamship Company)

John Sherwin (Long tern lay-up, DeTour, MI) 806' 00" 75' 00" 37' 06" 31,500 tons
Kaye E Barker 767' 00" 70' 00" 36' 00" 25,900 tons
Lee A. Tregurtha 826' 00" 75' 00" 39' 00" 29,360 tons


International Marine Salvage Inc.
Port Colborne, ON

Canadian Leader 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 28,738 tons
Condarrell (D.C. Everest) 259' 00" 43' 06" 21' 00" 3,017 tons
James Norris 663' 06" 67' 00" 35' 00" 18,386 tons
Maumee 604' 09" 60' 00" 32' 00" 12,650 tons


K-Sea Canada Corp.
Halifax, NS
(chartered to Petro-Nav, Inc., Montreal, QC)

McCleary's Spirit (barge) 379' 09" 63' 03" 33' 08" 93,353 barrels
William J. Moore (tug - assigned to McCleary's Spirit) 135' 00" 34' 09" 19' 04" 4,400 b.h.p.


KK Integrated Logistics
Menominee, MI

William H. Donner (barge / crane ship) 524' 00" 54' 00" 30' 00" 9,400 tons

KK Integrated Shipping, LLC
Menominee, MI
(affiliated with KK Integrated Logistics)

Manitowoc (dredge barge) 371' 03" 67' 03" 22' 06" 3,080 gross tons
Viking I (ferry) 360' 00" 56' 03" 21' 06" 2,713 gross tons



Lafarge North America Inc.
Great Lakes Region,
Southfield, MI

(managed & operated by Andrie Inc. except as noted)
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G.L. Ostrander (articulated tug - assigned to barge Integrity) 140' 02" 40' 01" 22' 03" 7,200 b.h.p.
Innovation (barge) 460' 00" 70' 00" 37' 00" 14,000 tons
Integrity (barge) 460' 00" 70' 00" 37' 00" 14,000 tons
J.B. Ford (storage/transfer vessel, Superior, WI; operated & managed by Inland Lakes Management) 440' 00" 50 00" 28' 00" 8,000 tons
Samuel de Champlain (articulated tug - assigned to barge Innovation) 140' 02" 39' 02" 20' 00" 7,200 b.h.p.
Lafarge Canada Inc.
Montreal, QC
(managed & operated by Canada Steamship Lines, Inc.)
English River 404' 03" 60'0 0" 36' 06" 7,450 tons



Lake Michigan Carferry Service Inc.
Ludington, MI

Badger (ferry) 410' 06" 59' 06" 24' 00" 620 passengers
Spartan (ferry) 410' 06" 59' 06" 24' 00" 520 passengers



(Manistee)
Lower Lakes Towing Ltd.
Port Dover, ON
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Cuyahoga 620' 00" 60' 00" 35' 00" 15,675 tons
Kaministiqua 730' 01" 75' 09" 48' 00" 34,500 tons
Manitoba 607' 09" 62' 00" 36' 00" 19,093 tpns
Michipicoten 698' 00" 70' 00" 37' 00" 22,300 tons
Mississagi 620' 06" 60' 00" 35' 00" 15,800 tons
Ojibway 642' 03" 67' 00" 35' 00" 20,668 tons
Robert S. Pierson 630' 00" 68' 00" 36' 11" 19,650 tons
Saginaw 639 '03" 72' 00" 36' 00" 20,200 tons
Tecumseh 641' 00" 78' 00" 45' 03" 29,510 tons

Lower Lakes Transportation Co.
Vessels Owned by Grand River Navigation Co.
Avon Lake, OH
Operated & managed by Lower Lakes Transportation Co., Williamsville, NY; both
affiliates of  Lower Lakes Towing Ltd.

Defiance and barge Ashtabula 145' 01" 44' 00" 21' 00" 7,200 b.h.p.
Calumet (3) 630' 00" 68' 00" 36' 11" 19,650 tons
C.T.C. No.1 (stationary barge) 620' 06" 60' 00" 35' 00" 16,300 tons
Invincible (articulated tug, mated to barge McKee Sons) 100' 00" 35' 00" 22' 06" 5,600 b.h.p.
James L. Kuber (self-unloading barge) 703' 08" 70' 00" 36' 00" 25,500 tons
Lewis J. Kuber (self-unloading barge) 616' 10" 70' 00" 37' 00" 22,300 tons
Manistee 620' 06" 60' 03" 35' 00" 14,900 tons
Manitowoc 630' 00" 68' 00" 36' 11" 19,650 tons
Mary Turner (self-unloading barge) 610' 00" 78' 00" 51' 00" 17,982 tons
Olive L. Moore (articulated tug, mated to barge Lewis J. Kuber) 125' 00" 39' 02" 13' 09" 5,830 b.h.p.
Victory (articulated tug, mated to barge James L. Kuber) 140' 00" 43' 01" 18' 00" 7,880 b.h.p.

Vessel Owned by Lake Service Shipping Co.
Grosse Point Farms, MI
Commercially operated under time charter to Lower Lakes Transportation Co., Williamsville, NY
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McKee Sons (self-unloading barge) 579' 02" 71' 06" 38 06" 19,900 tons
   ATB Invincible / McKee Sons overall dimensions 615' 00" 71' 06" 38' 06" ---



(Everlast)
McAsphalt Marine Transportation Ltd.
Scarborough, ON

(Joint venture between Upper Lakes Group, Inc. and McAsphalt Industries Ltd.)

Everlast (articulated tug - mated to barge Norman McLeod) 143' 04" 44' 04" 21' 04" 6,000 b.h.p.
John J. Carrick (barge) 407' 06" 71' 07" 30' 00" 11,613 tons
McAsphalt 401 (barge) 300' 00" 60' 00" 23' 00" 7,399 tons
Norman McLeod (barge) 379' 02" 71' 06" 30' 02" 71,075 barrels
   ATB Everlast / Norman McLeod overall dimensions 500' 00" 71' 06" 30' 02" ---
Victorious (articulated tug - mated to barge John J. Carrick) 122' 00" 44' 03" 26' 02" 5,384 b.h.p.



(John Spence)
McKeil Marine Ltd.
Hamilton, ON
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AGS 359 (barge) 187' 00" 35' 00" 11' 00" 1,500 tons
Alouette Spirit (barge) 415' 06" 74' 01" 29' 05" 11,318 tons
Bonnie B III (tug) 107' 00" 32' 00" 18' 00" 3,200 b.h.p.
Carrol C I (tug) 107' 00" 32' 00" 18' 00" 3,200 b.h.p.
Evans McKeil (tug) 110' 00" 25' 06" 14' 07" 2,150 b.h.p.
Florence M (tug) 96' 03" 29' 03" 9' 00" 1,450 b.h.p.
General Chemical No. 37 (barge) 208' 08" 42' 08" 13' 07" 2,000 tons
Jarrett M (tug) 82' 00" 20' 00" 10 '00" 2,000 b.h.p.
Jarrett McKeil (tug) 91' 08" 27' 04" 12' 06" 1,200 b.h.p.
Jean Raymond (barge) 409' 00" 57' 00" 18' 00" 6,800 tons
John Spence (tug) 171' 00" 38' 00" 15' 01" 3,280 b.h.p.
Lac Manitoba (tug) 64' 00" 16' 07" 7' 10" 700 b.h.p.
Lambert Spirit (barge) 394' 07" 69' 08" 27' 05" 9,645  tons
Molly M I (tug) 98' 06" 27' 10" 12' 02" 1,200 b.h.p.
Niagara Spirit (barge) 340' 00" 78' 00" 19' 00" 7,589 tons
OC 181 180' 00" 54' 00" 12' 00" 2,000 tons
Salvor (tug) 120' 00" 31' 00" 18 06" 5,750 b.h.p.
Sault Au Cochon (barge) 337' 10" 74' 10" 25' 07" 9,600 tons
Stormont (tug) 80' 00" 20' 00" 8' 11" 1,100 b.h.p.
Tony MacKay (tug) 127' 00" 30' 05" 14' 05" 2,800 b.h.p.
Viateur's Spirit (self-propelled barge) 141' 01" 52' 03" 5' 01" 253 gross tons
Wyatt M (tug) 85' 00" 20' 00" 10' 00" 2,000 b.h.p.
Wilf Seymour (tug) 122' 00" 31' 00" 17' 00" 5,750 b.h.p.


Michigan - Ohio Barge
Muskegon, MI

Cleveland Rocks (barge) 416' 00" 71' 00" 27' 00" 11,000 tons
Bradshaw McKee (tug, mated with the barge Cleveland Rocks, formerly Susan W. Hannah) 121' 06" 34' 06" 18' 02" 4,350 b.h.p.
Combined 478' 00" 71' 00" 27' 00"



(Chi-Cheemaun)
Owen Sound Transportation Co. Ltd.
Owen Sound, ON

Chi-Cheemaun (ferry) 365' 05" 61' 00" 21' 00" 6,991 gross tonnage

Pelee Island Transportation Services
Pelee Island, ON
(div. of Owen Sound Transportation Co. Ltd.)

Jiimaan (ferry) 176' 09" 42' 03" 13' 06" 2,830 gross tonnage
Pelee Islander (ferry) 145' 00" 32' 00" 10' 00" 334 gross tonnage


Pere Marquette Shipping Co.
Ludington, MI

Pere Marquette 41 (barge) 403' 00" 58' 00" 23' 05" 4,545 tons
Undaunted (articulated tug) 143' 00" 38' 00" 18' 00" 2,400 b.h.p.



Phoenix Star and Phoenix Sun Shipping Co.
T.F. Warren Group, Brantford, Ont.

Phoenix Star 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 28,400 tons
Phoenix Sun 610' 03" 75' 10" 46' 11" 28,901 tons



(St. Marys Challenger)
Port City Steamship Services,
Muskegon, MI
Vessels chartered to St. Marys Cement (US) Inc., Detroit, MI.
 

St. Marys Challenger 552' 01" 56' 00" 31' 00" 10,250 tons


Port City Marine Services Inc.
Muskegon, MI

Prentiss Brown (tug, operated by Port City Marine Services & mated with barge St. Marys Conquest) 123' 05" 31' 06" 19' 00" 4,300 b.h.p.
St. Marys Conquest (barge) 437' 06" 55' 00" 28' 00" 8,500 tons


Purvis Marine Ltd.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
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Adanac III (tug) 80' 03" 19' 03" 9' 10" 1,000 b.h.p.
Anglian Lady (tug) 132' 00" 31' 00" 14' 00" 3,480 b.h.p.
Avenger IV (tug) 120' 00" 30' 00" 19' 00" 2,700 b.h.p.
Charles W. Johnson (barge) 236' 04" 43' 00" 14' 00" 1,600 tons
Chief Wawatam (barge) 345' 00" 62' 00" 25' 00" 5,000 tons
G.L.B. No. 2 (barge) 240' 00" 50' 00" 12' 00" 3,215 tons
Malden (barge) 150' 00" 41' 09" 10' 03" 1,075 tons
Martin E. Johnson (tug) 47' 00" 16' 00" 7' 00" 600 b.h.p.
PML 2501 (barge) 302' 00" 52' 00" 17' 00" 3,500 tons
PML 9000 (barge) 400' 00" 76' 00" 20' 00" 9,000 tons
Reliance (tug) 148' 03" 35' 07" 21' 07" 5,600 b.h.p.
Rocket (tug) 73' 00" 16' 00" 7' 00" 600 b.h.p.
Tecumseh II (barge) 180' 00" 54' 00" 12' 00" 2,232 tons
Wilfred M. Cohen (tug) 102' 06" 28' 00" 15' 00" 2,000 b.h.p.
W.I. Scott Purvis (tug) 96' 06" 26' 00" 10' 00" 1,200 b.h.p.
W.J. Isaac Purvis (tug) 72' 00" 19' 00" 12' 00" 680 b.h.p.
W.J. Ivan Purvis (tug) 100' 00" 26' 00" 10' 00" 1,200 b.h.p.
Yankcanuck (Laid up Sault Ste. Marie, ON 2008) 324' 03" 49' 00" 26' 00" 4,760 tons
Rand Logistics, Inc.,
New York, NY
(owner of Lower Lakes Towing & affiliated companies - see Lower Lakes listing above)


Seajon LLC
Erie, PA

Ken Boothe Sr. (articulated tug mated with barge Lakes Contender) 135' 04" 50' 00" 26' 00" 10,876 b.h.p.
Lakes Contender (barge) 740' 04" 78' 00" 45' 00" 33,892 tons



St. Marys Cement Inc.
Toronto, ON

Sea Eagle II (articulated tug mated with barge St. Marys Cement II) 132' 00" 35' 00" 19' 00" 7,000 b.h.p.
St. Marys Cement II (barge) 496' 06" 76' 00" 35' 00" 19,513 tons

Great Lakes & International Towing & Salvage Co. Inc.
Burlington, ON
(chartered to St. Marys Cement Inc.)

Petite Forte (tug mated with barge St. Marys Cement) 127' 00" 32' 00" 14' 06" 5,000 b.h.p.
St. Marys Cement (barge) 360' 00" 60' 00" 23' 03" 9,400 tons



(Jane Ann IV)
TGL Marine Holdings, ULC
Plymouth, MI

(operated & managed by Purvis Marine Ltd.)

Jane Ann IV (articulated tug) 150' 11" 42' 08" 21' 04" 8,000 b.h.p.

Sarah Spencer (barge)

593' 10" 72' 00" 40' 00" 21,844 tons
   ATB Jane Ann IV / Sarah Spencer overall dimensions 729' 03" 72' 00" 40' 00" ---


U.S. National Park Service, Isle Royal
Houghton, MI

Ranger III 152' 08" 34' 00" 13' 00" 648 gross tonnage


Upper Lakes Group Inc.

(former ULS fleet see Algoma listing above)
MarineLink Inc.,
Toronto, ON
(div. of Upper Lakes Group with several partners)

Commodore Straits (tug)

130' 00" 34' 01" 15' 07" 3,700 b.h.p.
MarineLink Explorer (barge) 300' 00" 55' 00" 27' 00" 3,000 tons
M.R. Kane (tug) 60' 06" 16' 05" 6' 07" 700 b.h.p.
Radium Yellowknife (tug) 120' 00" 28' 00" 6' 06" 1,530 b.h.p.

Provmar Fuels Inc.
Hamilton, ON
(div. of Upper Lakes Group)

Hamilton Energy 201' 05" 34' 01" 14' 09" 1,282 tons
Provmar Terminal (stationary barge) 403' 05" 55 '06" 28' 05" 7,300 tons
Provmar Terminal II (stationary barge) 408' 08" 53' 00" 26' 00" 6,832 tons



Upper Lakes Towing, Inc.
Escanaba, MI

Joseph H. Thompson (barge) 706' 06" 71' 06" 38' 06" 21,200 tons

Joseph H. Thompson Jr. (articulated tug)

146' 06"

38' 00"

30' 00"

7,500 b.h.p.


VanEnkevort Tug & Barge Inc.
Bark River, MI

Great Lakes Trader (barge) 740' 00" 78' 00" 45' 00" 39,600 tons
Joyce L. VanEnkevort (articulated tug) 135' 04" 50' 00" 26' 00" 10,200 b.h.p.
   ATB Joyce L. VanEnkevort / Great Lakes Trader overall dimensions 844' 10" 78' 00" 45' 00" ---

Warner Petroleum Corp.,
Clare, MI
Hannah D. Hannah (tug) 86' 00" 24' 00" 10' 00" 980 b.h.p.
William L. Warner 120' 00" 40' 00" 14' 00" 7,500 barrels

 

Foundered, Scrapped, Sold Off Lakes or Other Use
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Algocape 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 29,544 tons
Agawa Canyon 646' 06" 72' 00" 40' 00" 24,050 tons
Algocatalyst 431' 00" 62' 04" 34' 05" 65,325 barrels
Algofax 485' 05" 70' 02" 33' 03" 118,000 barrels
Algogulf 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 00" 26,950 tons
Algoma Provider 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 02" 28,960 tons
Algoisle 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 03" 26,700 tons
Algonorth 729' 10" 75' 02" 42' 11" 28,750 tons
Algonova 400' 06" 54' 02" 26' 05" 7,175 tons
Algontario 730' 00" 75' 09" 40' 02" 29,100 tons
Algoport 658' 00" 75' 10" 46' 06" 32,000 tons
Algoriver 722' 06" 75' 00" 39' 00" 26,800 tons
Algosar 435' 00" 74' 00" 32' 00" 104,333 barrels
Algosound 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 00" 27,700 tons
Barge Laviolette (barge) 498' 00" 75' 00" 39' 03" 7,573 tons
Calumet (2) 603' 09" 60' 00" 32' 00" 12,450 tons
Canadian Mariner 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 03" 27,700 tons
Canadian Miner   730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 01" 27,853 tons
Canadian Prospector 730' 00" 75' 10" 40' 06" 31,199 tons
Canadian Ranger   729' 10" 75' 00" 39' 03" 26,475 tons
Canadian Trader 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 08" 28,300 tons
Canadian Venture 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 02" 28,050 tons
Canadian Voyager 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 02" 27,050 tons
Capt. Ralph Tucker 440' 00" 60' 00" 31' 00" 84,000 barrels
Cecilia Desgagnes 374' 10" 54' 10" 34' 06" 7,875 tons
Comeaudoc 730' 00' 75' 06" 37' 09" 26,750 tons
Condarrell (D.C. Everest) 259' 00" 43' 06" 21' 00" 3,017 tons
E. M. Ford 428' 00" 50' 00" 28' 00" 7,100 tons
Ferbec 747' 00" 105' 00" 60' 00" 60,000 tons
Halifax  730' 02" 75' 00" 45' 02' 29,283 tons
Jacques Desgagnes 208' 10" 36' 00" 14' 00" 1,250 tons
Joseph H. Frantz 618' 00" 62' 00" 32' 00" 13,600 tons
Kathryn Spirit 504' 05" 66' 03" 36' 07" 12,106 tons
Kinsman Enterprise 631' 00" 65' 00" 33' 00" 16,000 tons
L.E. Block 621' 00" 64' 00" 33' 00" 15,900 tons
Lewis G. Harriman 350' 00" 55' 00" 28' 00" 5,500 tons
Manitoulin 730' 00" 75' 00" 41' 00" 28,100 tons
Mapleglen 715' 03" 75' 00" 37' 09" 26,100 tons
Mathilda Desgagnes 360' 00" 51' 00" 30' 02" 6,920 tons
Nindawayma (ferry) 333' 06" 55' 00" 36' 06" 6,197 gross tonnage
Nordik Passeur 285' 04" 62' 00" 20' 01" 627 tons
Nova D. 404' 01" 60' 05" 36' 06" 5,039 tons
Oakglen 714' 06" 70' 03" 37' 03" 22,950 tons
Ojibway (supply boat) 53' 00" 28' 00" 7' 00" 65 gross tonnage
Petrolia Desgagnés 441' 05" 56' 05" 32' 10" 9,711 tons
Quedoc 730' 00" 75' 00" 39' 02" 28,050 tons
Saguenay (MAC Gagne) 730' 00" 75' 02" 44' 08" 30,500 tons
Saturn 384' 01" 54' 06" 25' 00" 48,000 bbls.
Sauniere  642' 10" 74' 10" 42' 00" 23,430 tons
Seaway Queen 713' 03" 72' 00" 37' 00" 24,300 tons
Tarantau 730' 00" 75' 00" 46' 06" 27,600 tons
Vandoc 605' 00" 62' 00" 33' 10" 16,000 tons
Willowglen 620' 06" 60' 00" 35' 00" 16,300 tons
Windoc 730' 00" 75' 09" 40' 02" 29,100 tons

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