Below are images onboard the Algoport as they passed through an October, 2003 storm off the west end of Anticosti Island, where the St. Lawrence River   meets the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The forecast called for 15 - 25 knot winds but mother nature surprised the forecasters and crew with winds reaching 45 - 55 knots sustained and gusts to 60 knots.  As the ship ran for cover waves gradually increased, some even reaching about 35 feet.
Pictures by Ken Hamilton

 


 

 

Photo by Johnny Duench later in the day,  near sunset

Johnny Duench

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