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Joyce L. VanEnkevort breaks ice in the lower St. Clair River - Charles Miller
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Abraham W. Williams John Meyland
Acushnet docked in the Rouge River. June 2001 Mike Nicholls
Acushnet on the Detroit River in July 2001. Mike Nicholls
Acushnet docked in Windsor. N. Schultheiss
Alabama barge docked in the Rouge River, 1999. N. Schultheiss
Alabama stern view. N. Schultheiss
Alabama on deck. N. Schultheiss
Alexander Bayfield Inlet
Gerry O.
Alice A. and PML 9000 underway. Mike Nicholls
Alice A. and PML 9000 docked in Windsor. Mike Nicholls
Alice A. close up.  Mike Nicholls
Alice E at Benton Harbor, MI, Nov. 2010. Lou Gerard
Allie-B upbound the Welland Canal, Sept. 23, 2010. With barge. Paul Beesley
Allie-B upbound the St. Lawrence River bound for Detroit, July 21, 2010. Dave Bessant

Amber Jean  in Bono, OH. Mike Nicholls
Amber Jean stern view. Mike Nicholls
Amber Mae at Cheboygan, MI Mar. 2006. Mike Nicholls
American Girl in Saugatuck with St. James Marine fleetmate Wendy Anne.
Marc Vander Meulen 
Amigo IV N. Schultheiss
Andarlin, tug Cambrian and tour boat Island Queen V (3) at Parry Sound.
Gerry O.
Andrea Marie I arriving at Port Maitland, ON, Sept. 2009. Mike Flatt
Anglian Lady leaving Superior, WI July 10, 2009. With barge PML 9000. Tom Caine

Anglian Lady pushing PML 2501 in the Welland Canal, May 6, 2007. David Bull
Anglian Lady towing the PML 2501. Anglian Lady close up. Anglian Lady stern view. Mike Nicholls
Ann-Marie pushing a loaded scow on the Buffalo River passing through the pilings of the Buffalo River Draw, Sept. 18, 2011. Brian Wroblewski
Ann-Marie downbound the St. Clair River by Algonac, MI bound for Dickenson Island, Oct. 14, 2010. George Lee
Anna Marie Altman hauls around the museum tug Lake Superior in the Duluth Timber slip, Oct. 13, 2007. Franz VonRiedel

Annie M Dean downbound the Detroit River behind Fighting Island, July 2005. Mike Nicholls
Annie M Dean stern view. Mike Nicholls

Arawanna Belle on the Maumee River. Jim Hoffman
Arizona at Burns Int'l Harbor, Port of Indiana 2005. Peter Zagorac
Arkansas working with the Herbert C. Jackson. Andy LaBorde
Arkansas working in Milwaukee.  Andy LaBorde
Arctic Blue on the Detroit River.  Mike Nicholls
Ashtabula (former Jenny T II) downbound at Belle Isle Coast Guard Station. Mike Nicholls
Atlantic Cedar upbound in the Detroit River.

Atlantic Cedar stern view. Mike Nicholls
Atlantic Cedar in Toledo. Bob Densic
Atlantic Cedar at Purvis dock in the Soo. Mike Nicholls
Atlantic Cedar close up of bow. N. Schultheiss
Atlantic Cedar stern view.
Atlantic Cedar wake kicked up during the 2001 Soo Tug Race. N. Schultheiss
Atlantic Cedar pilothouse.  R. LeLievre
Atlantic Cedar builder's plate. N. Schultheiss
Atlantic Cedar office.
Atlantic Oak on the St. Lawrence River, July 25, 2005. Kent Malo
Atlantic Salvor bound for Erie. PA with the crane barge Farrell 256 approaching the Iroquois Lock, Sept. 30, 2011. Stern view. Ron Beaupre
Atomic in Western Lake Erie. Rudi Rabe
Avenger IV off the ore docks in Duluth-Superior harbor, Oct. 11, 2009. Tom Caine
Avenger IV on the Saginaw River, Nov. 10, 2008. Todd Shorkey
Avenger IV at Sarnia, ON, July 20, 2008. John McCreery
Avenger IV at the Soo.  Mike Nicholls
Avenger IV another view. N. Schultheiss

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Bagotville in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
Barbara Andrie on the Cuyahoga River. TZ
Barbara Andrie in ice at the Amherstburg, ON ferry dock, Dec. 25, 2008. Dave Cozens
Bay Taz on the Detroit River. T. Parker
BayShip

Beaver State at Alpena / Stoneport, MI with the American Republic in the background, Sept. 27, 2007. Ben & Chanda McClain
Bee Jay wintering at Marquette, MI, Feb. 26, 2011. Mike Nicholls
Benjamin Ridgeway assisting the Kellstone I in Cleveland. TZ
Bill G upbound the Fox River at Green Bay, WI, Oct. 21, 2009. Scott Best
Bionic Detroit Tug Race. N. Schultheiss
Bionic and Junior C II Mike Nicholls
Birmco at dock. Mike Nicholls
Birmco.  N. Schultheiss
Boatman No 6 upbound the St. Lawrence River pushing a barge into the Iroquois Lock, Oct. 5, 2011. Stern view. Murray Blancher
Bonnie G. Selvick on the Calumet River in S. Chicago, IL, Sept. 23, 2010. Lou Gerard

Bonnyville Mike Nicholls
Boomalong N. Schultheiss
Bradshaw McKee, formerly the Susan W. Hannah, under way May 17, 2011. Stern view. Wendell Wilke
Brendan J. Bouchard in the notch of barge B. NO. 215 downbound the St. Lawrence River, May 1, 2011. Another view. Ron Beaupre

Brochu and Vachon Leaving Port-Cartier Harbor for ship assist work. Robert Talbot
Buckley in Nicholson's slip at Detroit, Mar. 28, 2006. Mike Nicholls
Buckley stern view. Mike Nicholls
Buckley on the St. Clair River, Sept. 27, 2006. John Meyland

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C West Pete in the Soo Harbor Mike Nicholls
C West Pete wintering at Thessalon, ON, Mar. 2006. Leslie Reading
California towing in the Middletown, Sept. 1996 Milwaukee. Andy LaBorde
Calumet River, tugs in the 104th Street Slip. Tom Hynes
Candice Andrie. Erik May
Capt. Barnaby Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Capt. Barnaby Mike Nicholls

Capt. Barnaby in the Rouge. Wade Streeter
Carla Anne Selvick resting at the Roen yard in Sturgeon Bay, WI, Jan. 4, 2012. Peter Groh
Carla Anne Selvick docked in Green Bay, WI, Feb. 24, 2009. Scott Best
Carla Anne Selvick Scott Best
Carl M. at Sarnia's Government Dock, Aug. 15, 2009. John McCreery
Carol Ann towing the Keewatin from Saugatuck May, 2012. Roger LeLievre

Carolyn Hoey working with the Wyoming, Idaho and Patricia Hoey to free the grounded McKee Sons in the Detroit River, Dec. 24, 2010. Ken Borg
Carolyn Hoey coming off of Lake Huron, July 2006. George Wharton
Carolyn Hoey on the Rouge River 2005. Mike Nicholls
Carolyn Hoey on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Carolyn Hoey stern view.  Mike Nicholls
Carolyn Hoey Mike Nicholls
Carolyn Hoey in dry dock at at Nicolson Term. in Detroit, MI. Mike Nicholls
Carolyn Hoey River Rouge 1995. John Belliveau

Cemba (small tanker) berthed at Scudder, ON (Pelee Island) on Aug. 14, 2008. Eric Zusvhlag
Champion and barge ease into the Poe Lock at the Soo, Sept. 3, 2010. Roger LeLievre
Champion on the Detroit River, May 25, 2007. Mike Nicholls
Champion underway. Mike Nicholls
Champion stern view. Mike Nicholls
Champion docked. Mike Nicholls

Channel Bratt docked Mike Nicholls
Cheraw hooking up to crane barge McCauley at Huron, OH, Aug. 2006. Dave Wobser
Cheraw heads out onto Lake Erie. By TZ.
Chetek docked in Buffalo.
Brian Wroblewski
Chico II Bayfield Inlet
Gerry O.
Chief Wawatam tied up near the Algoma Steel works. Hugh McNichol
Chris Ann on the Calumet River heading upriver at 100th Street. Tom Hynes

Christiana in the notch of barge Double Skin 143 near Montreal, QC, Nov. 3, 2007. Kent Malo
Christopher Wheatley, Chicago's new fire boat, passing Detroit on her delivery trip, Apr. 15, 2011. Bernard Gloster
Cisco on the dock in the Soo. Mike Nicholls

Cleveland in the notch of barge Cleveland Rocks on the Detroit River, June 16, 2008. Mike Nicholls
Coast Guard boat 254396 N. Schultheiss
Cobra Soo Tug Race. N. Schultheiss
Cojak outbound from the Huron, OH harbor, Dec. 3, 2010. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
Colorado upbound the Calumet River at S. Chicago, IL, July 6, 2011. Lou Gerard

Colorado River Rouge 1994. John Belliveau
Colorado assisting the Calumet on the Calumet River, S. Chicago, June 30, 2008. Steve Bauer
Colorado and Arizona at the GLT dock on the Calumet River.
Tom Hynes
Commodore Straits leaving the Iroquois Lock downbound the St. Lawrence River, Nov. 23, 2009. Another view. Ron Beaupre
Commodore Straits in the Kahnawake South Shore Canal of the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, QC, July 19, 2007. Kent Malo
Commodore Straits upbound at Grassy Island, June 2005. Mike Nicholls
Commodore Straits stern view. Mike Nicholls
Commodore Straits at Montreal, QC, April 19, 2007. Laurent Cote
Commodore Straits, lead tug in the Algobay tow to Montreal, in the St. Lawrence Seaway nearing Montreal, May 16, 2008. Kent Malo

Commodore Straits in the Welland Canal towing 2 abandon Lithuanian trawlers to Port Colborne, ON, Sept. 14, 2008. Michel Gosselin
Commuter docked in Sandusky.
Mike Nicholls
Cormorant on the Rouge River. Mike Nicholls
Cormorant pushing Faust barge Comanche. Mike Nicholls

Cormorant on Lake St. Clair 2005. Mike Nicholls
Corpus Christi upbound the St. Lawrence River, June 9, 2009. Murray Blancher
Curly B. in Maumee Bay. Jim Hoffman
Curly B. in the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Curly B. stern.  Mike Nicholls
Curtis Randolph passing Detroit. Mike Nicholls
Curtis Randolph Detroit fire boat, at dock. N. Schultheiss

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Daldean Marine City - Sombra carferry. N. Schultheiss
Daniel McAllister sitting forlornly in the Lachine Canal at Montreal, QC, Apr. 3, 2006. Kent Malo
Day Peckinpaugh docked in Erie, PA. R. Weiss
Debbie Lyn preparing to start the International Tugboat Race on the Detroit River, June 19, 2010.
Debbie Lyn T. Parker
Debbie Lyn working in Goderich. Larry Leverenz
Debbie Lyn alongside the Algosoo at Goderich, Nov. 11, 2007. Wayne Brown
Decelles N. Schultheiss
Decelles another view. N. Schultheiss
Defiance
at Indiana Harbor. Tom Hynes
Delaware in the Cuyahoga river towing the Cuyahoga out on 03/31/97. John Belliveau
Delaware towing. TZ
Demolen in lay-up December 2011 - Capt. Jason Dmitruchina
Demolen in the Detroit tug races. N. Schultheiss
Demolen docked at Detroit, Oct. 11, 2008. Roger LeLievre
Detroit's Diamond Jack's tour boat fleet passing Detroit. William Hoey
Diamond Belle upbound the Maumee River at Toledo, OH, Aug. 3, 2008. Roger LeLievre
Dispatch II N. Schultheiss
Donald C. docked at Manitowoc, WI, Nov. 29, 2011. Wendell Wilke
Donald C. Hannah and tanker barge on the Saginaw River.
Todd Shorkey
Donald C. Hannah wide view. Todd Shorkey
Donald C. Hannah with wheelhouse lowered, docked at Detroit, MI, Oct. 3, 2008. Mike Nicholls
Donald Mac and Peninsula at Thunder Bay Apr. 2006. Rob Farrow
Donegal with the Sylvania Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Donegal working in ice.
Dorothy Ann under construction in Escanaba. Rod Burdick
Dorothy Ann at dock in Escanaba June 8,1999. Rod Burdick
Dorothy Ann is lead from the Bay Ship Dry Dock by the small tug Bay Ship and the Jacquelyn Nicole trailing. Orrin Royce
          More pictures of the Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder
Doug McKeil on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Doug McKeil stern view. Mike Nicholls
Doug McKeil pushing a barge. Mike Nicholls
Dover at Goderich, ON with the Robert S. Pierson loading at the elevators, Nov. 14, 2009. Philip Nash
Dover at Goderich, ON, Dec. 9, 2006. Dale Baechler
Duga and Ocean Hercule attempting to free the MSC Sabrina from her strand on the St. Lawrence River, Mar. 11, 2008. Marq Doyon
Duke Luedtke in Milwaukee June 1993 (Later sunk in Lake Erie off Lorain)
Andy LaBorde
Duluth docked at Muskegon, MI, July 18, 2009.  Luke Lidgard
Duluth on the Saginaw River, July 15, 2006.  Stern view. Gordy Garris

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Ecosse assisting in the dry-docking of the Algobay at Port Weller, July 10, 2010. Al Howard
Ecosse downbound the St. Lawrence River at Brockville, ON, Apr. 7, 2010. Dave Bessant
Ecosse at the bow of the Peter R. Cresswell moving the vessel into the Port Weller drydock, Dec. 28, 2009. Paul Beesley
Ecosse downbound the Welland Canal, Oct. 24, 2009. Bill Bird
Ecosse at Port Stanley, June 22, 2002. Stern view. George Wharton
Ecosse wintering at Port Dover, ON March, 2006. Phil Nash
Edna G. museum tug in Two Harbors, MN. Jim Hoffman
Edna G. Gordon A. Williams
Edward E. Gillen III approaching the 95th St. Bridge in S. Chicago, IL, July 9, 2010. Lou Gerard
Edward H. alongside the salty Edenborg at Duluth, MN, Sept. 6, 2010. Tom Caine

Edward H. in the Duluth Superior harbor going to winter layup, Jan. 14, 2010. Bob Horn
Edward H. at Duluth, MN in 2008. Another view. Stern view. Pat Ojard
Edward M. Cotter breaking ice on the Buffalo River, Mar. 5, 2010. Brian Wroblewski
Edward M. Cotter Buffalo fire tug, Brian Wroblewski
El Jaguar with the barge CBC1270 at the old Detroit lime dock on the Rouge River, Apr. 15, 2010. Mike Nicholls
Elmer Dean on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Emerald Isle Beaver Islander to Charlevoix ferry. Mike Nicholls
Emerald Isle stern view. Mike Nicholls

Endeavour docked in Sandusky. Mike Nicholls
Erich R. Luedtke moored to their derrick barge No. 16 on the Maumee River at Toledo, OH, Oct. 21, 2010. Bob Vincent
Erika Kobasic breaking ice on the Menominee River, Jan. 15, 2011. Scott Best
Erika Kobasic working in ice on the Menominee River, Jan. 10, 2009. Scott Best
Erika Kobasic on Lake St. Clair 1998. Skip Meier
Erika kobasic pushing a barge. John Meyland
Erika Kobasic passing. John Meyland
Erika Kobasic stern view. John Meyland
Erika Kobasic breaking ice.
Scott Best
Escort breaking ice. Scott Best.
Escort II in Sturgeon Bay. Vic DeLarwelle
Ethan at Brockville, ON, Sept. 16, 2009. Another view. With barge. Dave Bessant
Evans McKeil upbound the St. Lawrence River passing Mariatown, ON, Aug. 4, 2011. Stern view. Ron Beaupre
Evans McKeil berthed at Hamilton, ON showing off the new McKeil
Marine colors, Sept. 9, 2009. John McCreery
Evans McKeil outbound the Burlington Ship Canal bound for Port Weller, June 19, 2009. Stern view. John McCreery
Evans McKeil passing Port Huron. John Meyland
Evans McKeil at Amherstburg   Tom Hynes
Evans McKeil downbound the Welland Canal, Aug. 2005. Mike Nicholls

Everlast in Sarnia. N. Schultheiss
Everlast returning after sea trials in December 2001. Alex Howard
Everlast heading for Lake Erie. Alex Howard
Everlast and barge Norman McLeod Alex Howard
Everlast docked in Port Colborne. Alex Howard
Explorer in the Soo. N. Schultheiss

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Fairplay XIV upbound the Welland Canal below Lock 1, July 7, 2006. Paul Beesley
Fischer Hayden laid up at Escanaba, MI with barge Hannah Avery, Feb. 2006. Lee Rowe
Fischer Hayden at Muskegon, MI, April 13, 2007. Mike Nicholls
Florence M with barge HM10 passing Mariatown, ON upbound the St. Lawrence River, Dec. 4, 2011. Ron Beaupre

Florida entering the Poe Lock at the Soo downbound on June 26, 1998. John Belliveau
Forney on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls

Forney with barge. Mike Nicholls
Forney stern view. Mike Nicholls  More pictures of the Forney
Frank Palladino Jr. and barge Kellstone I docked and loading, R. Burdick
Frank Palladino Jr. and barge Kellstone I departing Cleveland. TZ.
Frederick T. Kellers on the Saginaw River in 1983. Dave Story/Wade Streeter collection.
Frederick T. Kellers another view on the Saginaw River. Dave Story/Wade Streeter collection.
Friendship on the Detroit River, July 13, 2008. Roger LeLievre
F.T. James at Hurkett, Ont., May 2002, Rob Farrow    Stern View  Sept.2002, Franz VonRiedel

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G Tug Dock in Cleveland. Mike Nicholls
G tug Dock in Duluth. Rob Farrow
G tug Dock Green Bay. Scott Best
Gaelic Challenge Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Gaelic Challenge working in ice. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Gaelic tugs working with a saltie.
Gaelic tugs working with the George A. Stinson.
Geri Ann at the Soo. N. Schultheiss
General at Cleveland. Mike Nicholls
Gillen Company tugs in Milwaukee, the Edward Gillen, Andrew and Edith J. David French
Glen G in the Hamilton Yacht Harbor. Mike Nicholls
Glenada downbound passing the Fort Gratiot Light, Port Huron. Skip Meier
Glenada working in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
Glenevis and Lac Como in Toronto. Craig Ritchie
Glenevis at Port Weller Dry Docks, St. Catharines, ON in April, 2006. Bill Bird
Glenmont at dock in 1994. Gerry O. 
Click here for picture of the rebuilding of the Glenmont

Glenside above Lock 3 of the Welland Canal, St. Catharines, ON, April 22, 1988. John McCreery
Good Time I in Sandusky. Mike Nicholls

Grampa's  Dream in Parry Sound. Gerry O.
Grayling arriving at Cheboygan, MI, Nov. 1, 2008. Danny Hecko
Great Lakes Trader underway in the St. Marys River. Roger LeLievre
Great Lakes Trader, stern view. Great Lakes Maritime Collections, Todd Davidson
Gregory J. Busch on the Saginaw River May 17, 2006. Gordy Garris

Greta V working at Bronte, ON harbor on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Mar. 7, 2008. Gerry Ouderkirk
Gretchen B on the Saginaw River, Dec. 5, 2008. Todd Shorkey
Grouper on the Erie Canal. Jason LaDue
G.W. Jackson inbound Port Stanley, ON, Dec. 27, 2001. Mike Nicholls  Stern View

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Halton at Point Traverse, Prince Edward County, ON, May 15, 2010. Stern view. John McCreery
Hannah D. Hannah at Joliet, IL Oct. 12, 2006. Mike Nicholls
Hannah D. Hannah stern view with raised wheelhouse at Chicago, Oct. 10, 2006. Mike Nicholls

Hawk 1887 built tug working the Upper Niagara River. Curt Muma
Helene, charter yacht. Mike Nicholls
Helen H. dockside at Heritage Marine, Superior, WI, Oct. 27, 2011. Wendell Wilke

Hiawatha, Royal Canadian Yacht Club tender in its 108th year of service in Toronto. Doug Hyatt
Hodgeville waiting below Lock 2, Welland Canal, April 2006. Jay van der Doe
Houghton upbound the St. Lawrence River at Brockville, ON, Sept. 9, 2009. Another view. John McCreery
Houghton in Duluth, July 2005. Franz VonRiedel
Huron Belle Port Huron pilot boat, N. Schultheiss
Huron Belle passing under the Bluewater Bridges, Aug. 7, 2010. Ben & Chanda McClain
Huron Belle from the Vlistborg bridge. Wade P. Streeter
Huron Maid slamming into a river roller on the Detroit River, Apr. 24, 2009. Ron Piskor
Huron Maid upbound the Detroit River, July 6, 2008. Mike Nicholls
Huron Maid in use at the J.W. Westcott Co. Station   Mike Nicholls

Huron Maid coming along side. Rich Everett
Huron Lady on the St. Clair River, Oct. 3, 2007. John Meyland
Huron Lady II, Port Huron tour boat underway. N. Schultheiss
Huron Service docked at Nicholson's at Detroit, MI, June 15, 2011. Stern view. With barge Energy 6506. Mike Nicholls
Husky docked at Picton, ON, July 7, 2010. John McCreery

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Ian Mac and Donald Bert at Goderich, ON, Mar. 13, 2007. Phil Nash
Ian Mac at Goderich, ON, May 24, 2008. Wayne Brown
Idaho downbound the Rouge River, Oct. 23, 2011. Ken Borg
Idaho outbound the Rouge River, Jan. 24, 2010. Stern view. Mike Nicholls

Idaho in ice on the Maumee River at Toledo, OH, Jan. 18, 2009. Jim Hoffman
Illinois underway, James Hoffman
Illinois standing by at the entrance to Cleveland harbor, Oct. 28, 2006. Dave Scali

Indiana breaking Ice. Jeff Thoreson
Indiana leading the Magdalena Green on the Menominee River, Dec. 8, 2007. Scott Best
Integrity, push by the tug Jacklyn M. Docked in Milwaukee. Paul G. Wiening

Integrity unloading in Detroit. Mike Nicholls
Integrity on the Saginaw River. Todd Shorkey
Barge Integrity and tug Jacklyn M. arrive in St. Joseph, Mi. Gary Martin
Invincible downbound the St. Clair River by Algonac State Park, Jan. 8, 2012. Don Detloff  More Invincible photos
Iowa breaking ice on the Cuyahoga River, Mar. 4, 2009. Allen Seremak
Iowa towing the Cuyahoga down her namesake river at Cleveland, Nov. 1, 2008. Bob Hunter
Iowa on the Cuyahoga River at Cleveland, OH, Sept. 27, 2008. Bob Hunter
Iroquois, Milwaukee based tour boat. David French
Isabelle N. Schultheiss
Isabelle finishing the Detroit River Tug Boat Race. T. Parker

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Jack's Queen at Wheatley, ON, Mar. 7, 2008. Mike Nicholls
Jackie II at Cornucopia, WI 11-28-05, Harvey Hadland
Jacquelyn Nicole working hard to keep the Sedna Desgagnes in the channel at Marinette, WI, Nov. 21, 2011. Scott Best
Jacquelyn Nicole getting under way at Sturgeon Bay, WI, Apr. 18, 2009. Scott Best
James A. Hannah, Evans McKeil and Tony MacKay wintering at Hamilton, ON, Feb. 17, 2011. Rob Wolcott

James A Hannah laid up at Hamilton, ON, Jan. 22, 2010. John van der Doe
James A. Hannah outbound the Rouge River, Detroit, MI, Jan. 8, 2007. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
James A. Hannah under way.  Mike Nicholls
James A. Hannah stern view.  Mike Nicholls
James A. Hannah in the notch
James E. McGrath and Wyatt M docked at Hamilton, Dec. 26, 2007. John McCreery
James E. McGrath assists the Syliva from Port Weller Dry Docks. Roger LeLievre
James E. McGrath in the Welland Canal. Roger LeLievre

Janice Sue at Leland, MI, 10-5-03, Tom Hynes   Stern View
Jarrett M at Hamilton, ON, Dec. 13, 2008. John McCreery
JayJayCee at Lower Entry, Keweenaw Waterway, 9-26-03, Tom Hynes
Jean Maur B at Black River Harbor, MI, 9-26-03 Tom Hynes  Stern View
Jerry G assisting the salty Pacific Huron in docking at Oshawa, ON, Nov. 28, 2010. Another view. Lorraine Morrill
Jerry Newberry upbound the Welland Canal below Lock 1, June 25, 2008. Michel Gosselin
Jerry Newberry at Hamilton, Dec. 9, 2001. John McCreery
James Palladino TZ

Jesse K. at Munising, MI, 9-27-03, Tom Hynes
Jill Marie, built in 1891, moored at the Stender Marine dock on the Saginaw River, June 10, 2011. Todd Shorkey
Jim Dan D at Nipigon, Ont, May 2002, Rob Farrow   Another View at Thunder Bay, March 2003, Rob Farrow
Jimmie N at Hurkett, Ont., May 2002, Rob Farrow
Jimmy L passing the laid up ferry Viking I while departing the Menominee River, Dec. 11, 2010. Scott Best
Jimmy Wray of Calumet River Fleeting at Indiana Harbor, IN, Jily 30, 2006. Roger LeLievre
Jo-Ann M at Erie, PA 12-27-05, Mike Nicholls
Joe Van upbound the St. Marys River for the Soo in late May, 2010. Roger LeLievre
John Francis at Toledo, OH, Apr. 1, 2011. Steven Feher

John Holden in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
John M. Selvick in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, Mar. 18, 2009. Scott Best
John M. Selvick on the Detroit River, Sept. 2005. Mike Nicholls
John M. Selvick at Burns International Harbor, Port of Indiana, August 9, 2005. Peter Zagorac
John Purves. Erik May
John Purves in new paint, but old Roen Steamship colors, as she's prepared for exhibit at Door County Maritime Museum, photo at Sturgeon Bay, WI, Nov. 14, 2007. Ralph Murre

John R at Bayfield, WI, 9-15-02, Franz VonRiedel
John R. Asher at Petoskey, MI, June 25, 2009.  Stern view.  Brad Hyatt
John R. Asher in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
John Spence upbound the Welland Canal with her new elevated wheelhouse and new McKeil paint scheme,
Nov. 7, 2009. Bill Bird
John Spence pushing McAsphalt 401. TZ.
John Spence and McAsphalt 401 on the Seaway.  Mike Nicholls

John Spence pushing McAsphalt 401 on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
John Spence close up. Mike Nicholls
John Spence stern view. Mike Nicholls

John Spence close up of McAsphalt 401. Mike Nicholls
Joseph H. Thompson Jr. and Olive L. Moore docked in Escanaba. Scott Best
Joseph H. Thompson tug (Jr.) and barge loading taconite in Escanaba, MI. 3\95 R. Burdick
Joseph H. Thompson underway.
Dave Marcoux
Joseph H. Thompson stern view.  Dave Marcoux
Joseph J. Hogan backup mail boat in the Detroit tug race. N. Schultheiss
Joseph J. Hogan passing through the wake. T. Parker
Joseph J. Hogan another view
Joseph Medill towed into Algoma, Wi. by the fish tug Peter Paul. Wendell Wilke

Joseph R at Marinette, WI, 4-14-04, Scott Best
Josh II at Sarnia on 3-13-07, Mike Nicholls  2-19-04   Stern View , Gordon Williams
Joyce K. Gardiner wintering at Thessalon, ON, Mar., 2006. Leslie Reading
Joyce L Van Enkevort after departing Sterling Fuel Dock on heading to her barge Great Lakes Trader. Mike Nicholls
Stern view. 
Mike Nicholls
Joyce L. Van Enkevort fueling in Windsor. Mike Nicholls
Joyce L. Van Enkevort bow view.
Mike Nicholls

Joyce L. Van Enkevort's coupling system.  Mike Nicholls
Joyce L. Van Enkevort pushing Great Lakes Trader. Mike Nicholls
Joyce L. Van Enkevort at dock in Ecanaba. Rod Burdick

Joyce L. Van Enkevort close up on the Saginaw River. Todd Shorkey
Joyce L. Van Enkevort in lay-up. Rod Burdick
J.R. Rouble at Port Stanley, ON, Aug. 7, 2010. Monty Young
J.S. St. John on the Maumee River. Jim Hoffman

Juleen-1, since converted to a pilot boat, Shaun Vary
Julie Ann working in Ice, at Port Wing, WI. H. Hadland
J.W. Cooper on Lake Erie, Apr. 11, 2011. Paul Beesley
J.W. Cooper Port Colborne pilot boat. Jeff Thoreson
J.W. Westcott II on the Detroit River under the Ambassador Bridge, May, 26, 2011. Mike Nicholls
J.W. Westcott II meeting us mid river, Detroit River. N. Schultheiss
J.W. Westcott II making mid river mail delivery to the John G. Munson. N. Schultheiss
J.W. Westcott II making a delivery. N. Schultheiss
J.W. Westcott II on a rough mail delivery on the Detroit River. N. Schultheiss
            More pictures of the J.W. Westcott II

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Karl E. Luedtke on the Saginaw River, Apr. 28, 2011. Todd Shorkey
Kam Soo tug race. N. Schultheiss
Kansas at Burns Int'l Harbor, Port of Indiana 2005. Peter Zagorac
Karen Andrie docked along the Rouge River, July 17, 2007. Mike Nicholls

Karen Andrie heading upbound on the Detroit River.
Mike Nicholls
Karen Andrie stern view. Mike Nicholls
Karen Andrie departing the Rouge River. Mike Nicholls
Karen Andrie Black Rock Canal Buffalo 1998, Brian Wroblewski
Karen Andrie and barge A397 Mike Nicholls
Karen Andrie towing A397 Mike Nicholls
Karen Andrie close up. Mike Nicholls
Katanni docked at Blockhouse Island (Brockville, ON) along the St. Lawrence River, Oct. 11, 2008. Murray Blancher
Kathy Lynn downbound the Saginaw River by Dow Chemical, Apr. 24, 2010. Stern view. Todd Shorkey
Kathy Lynn in the Welland Canal, May 2, 2009. Al Howard

Kathy Lynn downbound the Welland Canal, June 2, 2008. Michel Gosselin
Kathy Lynn and Rochelle Kaye at Cheboygan. Mike Nicholls
Kathy Lynn at Alpena, MI, July 29, 2006. Ben & Chanda McClain
Kay Cole towing newly named Canadian Voyager, G. McKeil
Kellstone I docked in Cleveland. TZ
Kellstone I closeup of notch. TZ
Kelley Islander II. Mike Nicholls
Ken Boothe Sr. John McCreery
Kenosha working in lower Lake Michigan at the Calumet Harbor entrance with the departing St. Marys Challenger, Sept. 23, 2010. Lou Gerard
Kenteau arriving at Hamilton, ON, May 24, 2011. Stern view. Eric Holmes
Kentucky on the stern of salty Isadora in the Duluth-Superior harbor, Sept. 2, 2009. Tom Caine
Kentucky working with the Reserve. David French.
Kodiak at Port Robinson loaded on the Happy Rover 11/2/98. R. LeLievre
Krista S. hooked up and pushing a loaded scow in the Buffalo Ship Canal to the Outer Harbor,Sept. 4, 2011. Stern view. Brian Wroblewski
Kristen Lee Hannah departing Hamilton, ON, Oct. 10, 1994. John McCreery
Kurt R. Luedtke on the Saginaw River, May 16, 2009. Galen Witham

Kurt R. Luedtke pushing a mud barge on the Saginaw River, Nov. 4, 2007. Todd Shorkey
Kurt R. Luedtke on the Buffalo River, Aug. 2006. Brian Wroblewski
Kurt R. Luedtke at dredging project, Buffalo Tom Hynes
Kurt R. Luedtke inbound the Rouge River, Oct. 20., 2006. Stern view. Mike Nicholls

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Lac Como underway St. Clair River. John Meyland
Lac Como in the Welland Canal. Roger LeLievre
Lac Manitoba in the Welland Canal, Apr. 9, 2011. Stern view. John van der Doe
Lac Manitoba in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ON; the trailing tug of the HMCS Fraser scrap tow, Sept. 18, 2010. Stern view. Roger LeLievre
Lac Manitoba upbound the Welland Canal, Nov. 7, 2009. Bill Bird
Lac Vancouver upbound the St. Lawrence River at Mariatown, ON, Aug. 6, 2009. Stern view. Ron Beaupre
Lake Guardian waiting on the weather at the Carbide Dock at the Soo, Aug. 17, 2010. Roger LeLievre
Lake Guardian on Lake St. Clair. John Meyland
Lake Guardian stern view. John Meyland
LaPrairie upbound the St. Lawrence River at Mariatown, ON, Mar. 30, 2010. Stern view. Ron Beaupre
LaPrairie in the Burlington Ship Canal, Nov. 13, 2009. Stern view. Eric Holmes

LaPrairie leaving Hamilton harbor being followed by the Spruceglen, Oct. 24, 2007. John McCreery
Leona B. in Milwaukee's inner harbor, July 13, 2011. Lou Gerard
Leslie Foss upbound the St. Lawrence River approaching the Iroquois Lock, May 21, 2011. Murray Blancher 
                  Another view. Stern view. With barge Foss 343. Ron Beaupre

Linda Jean Lower St. Marys River pilot boat Linda Jean. Sandy Konings
Linda Jean docked. Roger LeLievre

Lois T underway in the Welland Canal. John Meyland

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MacDonald Marine tugs Ian Mac, Donald Bert & Debbie Lyn team up to assist the Cuyahoga at Goderich, ON, Aug. 18, 2007. Wayne Brown
MacDonald Marine tugs Debbie Lyn, Donald Bert and the Ian Mac working with the Mantadoc. Chris Wilson
Mackinaw City Mike Nicholls
Magnetic
in the 30th annual International Tugboat Race on the Detroit River, June 24, 2006. Steve Vassallo
Magnetic in the Detroit River.
Magnetic near Zug Island on the Detroit River 2005. Mike Nicholls
Magnetic stern view 2005. Mike Nicholls
Magnetic assisting barge A-410, Sept. 2003. Ferriss Marine Contracting
Magnetic on the Rouge River, July 2003. Wade P. Streeter
Magnetic port bow, Oct. 2004. Michael J. Koprowicz
Magnetic port stern, Oct. 2004. Michael J. Koprowicz
Maine working the bow of the Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin on the Rouge River in May 2005. Mike Nicholls
Malcolm Lake St. Clair 1995. John Belliveau
Manitou St. Clair River. John Meyland
Manitou escorting the American Mariner Tom Hynes
Manitou at Alpena, MI, Mar. 2006. Ben & Chanda McClain
Manitou at Alpena, another view. Ben & Chanda McClain
Manitou at Alpena, MI, Jan. 29, 2007. Ban & Chanda McClain
Manitou on the St. Clair River, the lead tug towing the Algosteel, Jan. 20, 2008. Fred Miller
Manitou with barge OB185 in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, Apr. 5, 2008. Kent Malo
Manitou on the Saginaw River, Nov. 23, 2008. Todd Shorkey
Manitou arriving at Alpena, MI, Dec. 29, 2008. Ben & Chanda McClain

Margaret Ann on the St. Clair River. Roger LeLievre
MariBeth Andrie. Erik MayTZ
Mary E. Hannah breaking ice on the Menominee River, Feb. 11, 2011. Scott Best
Mary E. Hannah at Nicholson's, Detroit, MI Aug. 24, 2006. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
Marysville on an icy Lake St. Clair
Massachusetts pulling hard on the stern of the Algomarine on S. Chicago's Calumet River, Jan. 16, 2011. Lou Gerard
Massachusetts with the bow of the Algowood on the Calumet River, Jan. 3, 2009. Steve Bauer
Massachusetts working in Burns Harbor. Peter Zagorac
Massachusetts at Burns Harbor. Stephen Sostaric
Matt Allen towing the Keewatin in May, 2012. Roger LeLievre
Matt Allen docked at Marysville, MI, Aug. 25, 2008. Mark Shumaker
Maxine Thompson in the Duluth-Superior harbor returning to the shipyard, Aug. 26, 2009. Tom Caine
Maxine Thompson, Fraser Shipyard work boat  along side the Munson. Gordon A. Williams
Medusa Conquest upbound St. Clair River, R. Burdick
Menasha at Sarnia, ON with the Calumet, Apr. 22, 2006. John Meyland

Menasha on the Detroit River in the 30th annual International Tugboat Race, June 24, 2006. Boatnerd Staff
Metacom at the USACE dock in Detroit (2001) Mike Nicholls
Metacom stern view. Mike Nicholls
Metis and tug Salvor unloading in Buffalo. Dan Sweeley
Metis on the Welland Canal. Alex Howard
Metis cement barge at dock in Windsor. John Belliveau
Metis stern view at dock in Windsor. John Belliveau
Metis towed from Windsor by the tug Progress. Mike Nicholls
Michigan upbound the St. Lawrence Seaway showing off new stack colors, Aug. 25, 2010. With barge Great Lakes. Ron Beaupre
Michigan and barge Great Lakes  Mike Nicholls
Michigan close up. Mike Nicholls

Michigan and Great Lakes squeezing past the drawbridges in Indiana Harbor. Tom Hynes
Michigan and Great Lakes close up. Tom Hynes
Stern view Tom Hynes
Michigan and barge Great Lakes Docked, R. Burdick
Mighty Jake  Mike Nicholls

Mighty Jake and workboat Moan Lisa at Toledo, Nov. 13, 2006. Mike Nicholls
Mighty Jimmy and Mighty John III Mike Nicholls
Milwaukee  Great Lakes Towing barge. Mike Nicholls
Minnesota turning the salty Olympic Miracle in the Duluth-Superior harbor, Oct. 1, 2010. Tom Caine
Minnesota on its way to an assist job in the Duluth / Superior harbor, Apr. 2010. Mike Sipper

Miss Laura at the Cenex Harvest States Elevator, Duluth, MN, Sept. 3, 2008. Tom Caine
Mississippi towing out the Nicolet Milwaukee May 1987 Andy LaBorde
Missouri ready to assist the Kaye E. Barker at the Soo, Mar. 36, 2011. Herm Klein
Missouri making a pass through the St. Marys River ice close along the Cedarglen's starboard side, Dec. 22, 2010. More ice! Roger LeLievre
Missouri escorting the Gott. R. LeLievre
Missouri in the St. Mary's river 06/27/97. John Belliveau
Missouri in drydock in Sault Ste. Marie, 06/26/97. John Belliveau
Mohawk docked along the Saginaw River, Mar. 13, 2009. Todd Shorkey
Mohawk on Nicholson's dry dock in Detroit. Mike Nicholls

Mohawk bow view. Mike Nicholls
Molly M I assisting the Algoma Discovery above the Welland Canal's Lock 7, Sept. 9, 2011. Eira Voth
Molly M I approaching the Burlington piers, Mar. 27, 2009. John McCreery
Montana underway in Toledo, James Hoffman
Mount McKay in Duluth. Franz VonRiedel
M.R. Kane with the bow of the Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin as the self-unloader emerges from drydock at Port Weller, ON, Mar. 19, 2011. Paul Beesley
M.R. Kane departing Welland Canal's Lock 2. Al Howard
Muskegon Black Rock Canal Buffalo 1998, Brian Wroblewski
Muskegon at Monroe. Mike Nicholls

McAllister 132 barge stopped in ice. Al Miller
Michaela McAllister with barge Atlantic Trader at Menominee, MI, Sept. 8, 2007. Dick Lund
McKee Sons (collection of photos)

McKeil tug dock in Hamilton. Wally Wallace
Mrs. C entering the Welland Canal after a pilot exchange on Lake Ontario, June 4, 2009. Paul Beesley

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Nancy Anne below the Soo Locks, June 23, 2010. Roger LeLievre
Nancy Lee, underway St. Clair River. George Lee
Nebraska breaking ice on the Maumee River, Jan. 14, 2010. Bob Vincent
Nebraska cutting tracks in the ice on the Maumee River, Feb. 28, 2008. Ron Piskor
Nels J. & Edward H. in Duluth-Superior harbor by the Aerial Bridge, Nov. 24, 2010. Stern view. Nels J. Robert S. Horn
Neptune III at the CDM Dock in Windsor, ON, Aug. 12, 2011. Mike Nicholls
New Hampshire underway, James Hoffman
New Jersey underway, James Hoffman
New Jersey working if Buffalo. Brian Wroblewski
Nickelena upbound the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal returning from Belledune, NB with her barge BMI-192, Oct. 27, 2010. Kent Malo
Nickelena outbound the Menominee River, May 28, 2009.  With tow. Dick Lund
Nickelena in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, Aug. 22, 2008. Scott Best
Nipigon being moved by truck in 1972. Rob Farrow
Another view
Norma B. on the Detroit River.  Mike Nicholls
Norma B. during Detroit's tall ship parade.  Mike Nicholls
Norma B. on the Detroit River, Oct. 2003. Wade P. Streeter
Norma B. on the Old Rouge, Oct. 2003. Wade P. Streeter
Norma B. tied up on the Rouge, Sept. 2003. Wade P. Streeter
North Carolina breaking ice in Superior Bay of the St. Louis River at the 'Twin Ports', Jan. 16, 2012. Ed Labernik
North Carolina breaking ice in the Duluth/Superior harbor, Jan. 3, 2010. Travis Chadwick

North Carolina escorts the ice covered Presque Isle in Duluth. Tim Slattery
North Carolina underway, James Hoffman
North Carolina at Duluth/Superior breaking ice for the St. Clair, January 11, 2007. Franz VonRiedel

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Ocean Bertrand Jeansonne downbound the St. Lawrence Seaway's South Shore Canal near Montreal, Nov. 30, 2009. Another view. Kent Malo
Ocean Bravo on the St. Lawrence River, Nov. 29, 2006. Dave Beach
Ocean Hercule downbound the St. Lawrence River near Verchères, QC, March 2007. Marc Piché
Ocean Hercule on the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, QC (towing the Clipper Tobago), Dec. 27, 2006. Kent Malo
Ocean Intrepide downbound in the St. Lawrence Seaway's south shore canal near Montreal, QC, July 20, 2011. Kent Malo

Ocean Intrepide, St. Lawrence Seaway Aug. 3, 2004. Kent Malo
Ocean Intrepide and Ocean Jupiter
on their way to free the Gordon C Leitch at the West entrance of the South Shore Canal, St. Lawrence Seaway at Khanawake  Aug. 3, 2004. Kent Malo
Ocean Jupiter berthed at Montreal, QC, Oct. 2, 2010. Bill Bird
Ocean Jupiter with a line aboard the Federal Patroller's stern in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, Oct. 10, 2007. Kent Malo
Ocean Jupiter, St. Lawrence Seaway Aug. 3, 2004. Kent Malo

Ocean Reliance launched at Marinette Marine in July. Wendel Wilke
View from across the river. Scott Best

Ohio underway on Lake St. Clair. John Meyland
Ohio underway. TZ.
Ohio towing the Milwaukee. Mike Nicholls
Ohio close up. Mike Nicholls
Ojibway loading supplies on to the Edgar B. Speer below the Soo Locks.  Todd Davidson
Ojibway  servicing the Beeghly Mike Nicholls
Ojibway  returning to dock. N. Schultheiss
Ojibway  in 1964. RP
Ojibway making a delivery to the Edgar B. Speer at the Soo, Dec. 9, 2007. Herm Klein
Olive L. Moore Collection of photos & history.
Omni Richelieu inbound the Burlington Ship Canal, Nov. 2, 2011. Eric Holmes
Omni-Richelieu at Hamilton, ON, Mar. 17, 2010. John van der Doe
Omni-Richelieu inbound the Burlington Ship Canal, July 27, 2008. John McCreery
Omni-Richelieu at Oshawa, ON, May 5, 2006. Jim Gallacher
Omni St. Laurent in the South Shore canal of the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, Apr. 28, 2007. Kent Malo

Oregon working with the Oglebay Norton. James Hoffman
Osprey underway. N. Schultheiss
Osprey and Rocket at the Soo. N. Schultheiss
Ottawa in 1961
Chuck Truscott
Ottawa at Harbor Springs in 1979. Chuck Truscott
Owen M. Frederick working in ice on the St. Marys River at Mission Point, Mar. 25, 2008. Herm Klein

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PAJ (USACE survey vesse)
Pankhurst M at the Soo. N. Schultheiss
Barge Pathfinder on her first trip loading in Escanaba. Rod Burdick
Barge Pathfinder passing the E.M. Ford in Saginaw 5/98. R. LeLievre
Patricia Hoey towing the Jane Ann IV from the old Rouge River entry to Nicholson's at Ecorse. MI, Dec. 7, 2009. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
Patricia Hoey outbound the Rouge River, Apr. 22, 2008. Mike Nicholls
Patricia Hoey in Sarnia. John Philbin
Patricia Hoey pushing a loaded barge. Mike Nicholls
Patricia Hoey close up.  Mike Nicholls
Patricia Hoey stern view. Mike Nicholls
Patricia Hoey working with the Roger Blough. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
         View from the Blough
Patricia Hoey with the Stella Desgagnes in Wallaceburg. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Patricia Hoey working in the Rouge River. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Patricia Hoey locking through. Capt. John Wellington steps out from pilot house. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Patricia Hoey working with a barge. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Patricia Hoey and Shannon working to free a stranded ship. Gaelic Tugboat Co.
Patricia Hoey and Stormont. N. Schultheiss
Patricia Hoey after the tug races. N. Schultheiss
Paul E. No. 1 working in the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Paul E. No. 1 assisting. Mike Nicholls
Thomas A. Payette in 1995. Jimmy Sprunt
Pennsylvania working the CSL Tadoussac in close proximity to the stern of the CSL Niagara at Toledo, OH, Feb. 22, 2011. Paul C. LaMarre III

Pennsylvania in the Maumee River at Toledo, OH assisting in the dry-docking of the CSL Tadoussac, Jan. 5, 2011. Another view. Paul C. LaMarre III
Pennsylvania at the G Tug dock in Detroit.  Mike Nicholls
Pennsylvania working in the Rouge River. N. Schultheiss
Performance in the St. Lawrence Seaway's Iroquois Lock, Nov. 21, 2008. Murray Blancher
Tyler Perry  in Port Clinton, OH. Mike Nicholls
Petite Forte in the notch of barge St. Marys Cement upbound the Welland Canal below Lock 1, Oct. 10, 2011. Stern view. Paul Beesley
Petite Forte rafted to the Sea Eagle II wintering at Port Colborne, ON, Jan. 12, 2008. Rob Dowson
Petite Forte with the barge St. Marys Cement.  Mike Nicholls
Petite Forte stern view. Mike Nicholls
Petite Forte at winter lay-up at Port Colborne, ON in 2005. Matt Ruscher
Pere Marquette 41 arrives in Ludington. Max Hanley
PML 2501 towed by the  Anglian Lady.  Mike Nicholls
Point Valour working in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
Prairieland docked at Nicholson's on the Detroit River, June 8, 2011. Mike Nicholls
Prairieland, Mighty Jessie and Timberland. in Sandusky. Mike Nicholls

Priarieland and Timberland Owned and operated by MCC Marine Contracting Corporation , Owner Victor Monz (Peace be with you) - Jason Pecora
Prescotont in Hamilton. N. Schultheiss
Prentiss Brown in the notch of barge St. Marys Conquest
docked at the St. Marys terminal in Manitowoc, WI, Apr. 9, 2010. Peter Groh
Presque Isle upbound the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ON, June 30, 2011. Another view. Close up 1, 2, 3. Stern view. Michel Gosselin

Presque Isle locking through the Soo Locks. Steve Koren
Presque Isle Integrated tug-barge downbound near the Soo, Roger LeLievre
Presque Isle tug arrives in Sturgeon Bay to pick up barge. Orrin Royce
Presque Isle barge notch. Orrin Royce
Presque Isle tug joins barge. Orrin Royce
Presque Isle escorted onto Green Bay. Orrin Royce
Presque Isle bow view of tug in Port Weller Dry Dock, Trish Atwood
Presque Isle stern view of tug in Port Weller Dry Dock, Trish Atwood
Presque Isle tug above Bridge 5 transiting the Welland Canal heading to PWDD. Tony DiLuzio
Presque Isle tug in Milwaukee. David French
Pride in the ice of the Goderich, ON harbor, Jan. 10, 2009. Wayne Brown
Princess in winter lay-up at Windsor 12/27/95 John Belliveau
Progress in Sarnia 08/23/97 John Belliveau
Progress at Hamilton, Dec. 9, 2001. John McCreery
Progress on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls

Progress downbound the Welland Canal, Aug. 2005. Mike Nicholls
Protector at Bay City, 1993. David J. Storey
Protector assisting saltie Kapitonas Stulpinas at Bay City, 1993. David J. Storey
Protector towing the Niagara, Sept. 1991. Ferriss Marine Contracting
Protector on the Old Rouge, 1990. Wade P. Streeter
Purvis Marine tugs Martin E. Johnson, Adanac and Wilfred M. Cohen at their dock at the Soo, ON, July 28, 2009. Roger LeLievre
Push Hog on the Rouge River on May 17, 2007. Mike Nicholls

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R & R on the Detroit River. N. Schultheiss
Radium Yellowknife downbound the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, May 20. 2009. Kent Malo
Radium Yellowknife at Port Weller Dry Docks on July 11, 2006. David Bull
Radium Yellowknife in the Welland Canal on May 14, 2006. Bill Bird
Radium Yellow Knife and lumber barges in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
Radium Yellow Knife before entering service. Rob Farrow
Radium Yellowknife wintering with the Algolake at Sarnia, ON, Feb. 10, 2007. Matt Miner
Radium Yellowknife tying up with the Commodore Straits at Buffalo, July 14, 2007. Rob Wolcott
Ray D at Alpena, Nov. 24, 2007. Ben & Chanda McClain
Rebecca Lynn in the notch of barge A-397 arriving at the Noco dock in the Niagara River at Buffalo, NY, July 29, 2011. Brian Wroblewski
Rebecca Lynn with barge A-397 docked along the Niagara River, May 9, 2009. Brian Wroblewski
Rebecca Lynn and barge in the Cuyahoga River. TZ.
Rebecca Lynn stern view. TZ.
Rebecca Lynn upbound at Zug Island headed for the Sterling Fuel Dock. Mike Nicholls
Rebecca Lynn in the 2001 Detroit Tug Race. N. Schultheiss
Rebecca Lynn underway St. Clair River. John Meyland
Red Rock at Bayfield Inlet.
Gerry O.
Red Rock at Nipigon 1990. H. Hadland
Reliance pushing the barge PML 9000 downbound the Welland Canal, May 12, 2010. Another view, May 14, 2010. Paul Beesley
R.G. Cassidy & F.A. Johnson, CN rail tugs laid up at Sarnia. Mar. 25, 1995. John McCreery
Rhode Island towing Middletown to the Ashtabula Pinney dock, Sharon Bouchonville
R.H.Goode at the Ford Coal Dock on the Rouge River, Nov. 1964. James H. Jackson
Robert Purcell. Erik May
Robinson Bay upbound the St. Lawrence River at Mariatown, ON, Sept. 8, 2009. Another view. Ron Beaupre
Robinson Bay in the Welland Canal, June 2006. Ian Baker
Rocket in the Soo Harbor. N. Schultheiss
Roger Stahl upbound the Detroit River.  Mike Nicholls
Roger Stahl stern view. Mike Nicholls
Roger Stahl, Gaelic Tugboat Company's 3,000hp tugboat. Roger Stahl
Roger Stahl another view in ice.
Roger Stahl 2001 Detroit Tug Boat Race.  Mike Nicholls
Roger Stahl, heads into the sunset on the Detroit River. N. Schultheiss
Roger Stahl towing the Saginaw from Duluth 10-24-99. Al Miller
Roger Stahl entering Holland, Mi. Mark Andrew
Ronald J. Dahlke. Erik May

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Salvage Monarch in Goderich. Mike Nicholls
Salvage Monarch docked at Port Colborne, ON, Mar. 20, 2007.  Stern view. Phil Nash
Salvage Monarch at Port Colborne, ON, Feb. 13, 2008. Rob Wolcott
Salvor in the notch of barge Lambert Spirit upbound the Welland Canal above Lock 1, Nov. 4, 2011. Bow view Lambert Spirit. Paul Beesley
Salvor at Sarnia, ON, Mar. 23, 2010. Galen Witham
Salvor in the notch of barge Lambert Spirit at Toledo, OH, Nov. 29, 2007. Bob Vincent
Salvor with Lambert Spirit meeting Dorothy Ann with Pathfinder on the St. Clair River, Sept. 16, 2007. Bruce Hurd
Salvor in the notch of the Lambert Spirit on the St. Clair River, June 2, 2007. Boatnerd Staff
Salvor pushing Lambert Spirit into Welland Canal's Lock 3, May 26, 2006. Michel Gosselin
Samuel de Champlain in the notch of barge Innovation on the Fox River, Sept. 14, 2007. Dick Lund
Sandra Mary in lower Lake Huron Sept. 18, 2009, the stern of the Canadian Prospector in the distance. With barge. John McCreery
Sandra Mary & Carl M at Sarnia's North Slip, Mar. 15, 2009. John McCreery
Sandra Mary on the St. Lawrence River by Mariatown, ON, June 26, 2007. Ron Beaupre
Sandra Mary in Thunder Bay. Rob Farrow
Sarah No.1 at Port Stanley, ON, July 5, 2009. Another view. George Wharton
Sarah Spencer (collection of photos)

Sarnia tugs April 1987. Andy LaBorde
Scott Purvis at the Soo. Roger LeLievre
Scott Purvis another view. Roger LeLievre

Scott Purvis above the Locks. John Garniss collection
Sea Barge One and tug Atlantic Hickory upbound Port Huron, MI. 7\95 R. Burdick
Sea Chief downbound at Detroit   Tom Hynes
Sea Eagle II and St. Mary's Cement.
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Sea Eagle II and barge St. Mary's Cement II underway, R. Burdick
Sea Horse at  at LaSalle, ON. 
Mike Nicholls
Sea Service (owned by Hornbeck Offshore Transportation) departing Welland Canal's Lock 3, May 3, 2008. Michel Gosselin
Seahound heading for the Welland Canal's Lock 1 after assisting in the dry-docking of the John B. Aird at Port Weller, Dec. 30, 2010. Paul Beesley
Seaways 2, upbound St. Lawrence River for Montréal, Aug. 15.  Marc Piché
Selvick tug dock Dick Lund
Selvick tug dock stern view. Dick Lund

Seneca
being towed to Sault Ste. Marie in 2006.  Robert Alexander
Seneca in Duluth / Superior.  Franz VonRiedel
Seneca working in Superior, WI, April 24, 2006. Dick Wicklund
Shannon on the Rouge River, Sept. 13, 2006. Mike Nicholls

Shannon coming off of Lake Huron, July 2006. George Wharton
Shannon on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Shannon stern view. Mike Nicholls
Shannon winning the 2001 Detroit Tug Boat Race.  T. Parker
Shannon passing Zug Island.
Shannon working with Canadian Enterprise.
Shannon top side view.
Shannon another view.
Shannon pushing a barge.
Shannon working with the Roger Blough.
Shela P. at the Soo. N. Schultheiss
Sinbad docked at Sinbads Restaurant on the Detroit River. N. Schultheiss
Sinbad stern view at dock. N. Schultheiss
Sinbad on a charter cruise down the Detroit River.   N. Schultheiss
Sinbad in the tug race. Mike Nicholls
Sinbad close up of pilot house. N. Schultheiss
Slo Moe at Bayfield, Ontario Nov. 9, 2001 Gerry Ouderkirk
Soo River Belle Upper St Marys River pilot boat. Jim Hoffman
Soo River Belle wide view. Jim Hoffman
Soulanges at Sarnia, ON June 9, 2008. John McCreery

South Carolina underway. Jim Hoffman
South Carolina assisting the Algomarine at S. Chicago, IL, Feb. 17, 2008. Tom Milton
Southdown Conquest on the Welland Canal. Jim Hoffman
Southdown Conquest in Milwaukee. David French
St. Marys Cement being pushed by tug Petite Forte inbound the Maumee River at Toledo, OH. Oct. 11, 2011. Jim Hoffman
State of Michigan leaving the Carbide Dock at the Soo, June 10, 2010. Stern view. Herm Klein
State of Michigan. August 10, 2002. Dan Michelson
State of Michigan stopped in Port Huron. Mark Hansen
Statesboro on the Saginaw River, Nov. 9, 2006. Gordy Garris
Steel A Weigh in the Soo Harbor. N. Schultheiss
Steel A Weigh sten view. N. Schultheiss
Stephen Reinauer with barge George Morris underway Buffalo River, Brian Wroblewski
Steven M Selvick prior to sinking (sunk as a diving attraction). John Meyland
Steven M. Selvick sinking. John Meyland
Steven M. Selvick going under. John Meyland
Stone barges pushed by a tug. Jim Hoffman
Stormont with barge Lac St. Jean downbound the Detroit River off Zug Island, June 22, 2011. Another view. Mike Nicholls
Stormont at Windsor, ON with the ferry barge Lac St.Jean, Aug. 7, 2010. Roger LeLievre
Stormont in Windsor 2005. Mike Nicholls
Stormont stern view 2005. Mike Nicholls
Stormont working the Windsor - Detroit Truck Ferry. Mike Nicholls
Stormont another view.
Stormont wide view of ferry service.
Stormont and Lac St. Jean on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Superior clearing out ice on the Rouge River, Detroit, MI, Jan. 26, 2009. Ron Piskor
Susan Belle on the St. Clair River. John Meyland
Susan Belle stern view. John Meyland
Susan Hoey working in Toledo 2001. N. Schultheiss
Susan Hoey assisting the Canadian Miner. N. Schultheiss
Susan Hoey working with Fred White.
Susan Hoey towing the Ste. Claire.
Susan Hoey, now owned by Zenith, at Duluth/Superior sweeping for the Roger Bough, Jan. 13, 2007. Franz VonRiedel
Susan L. & Jimmy L. pushing the newly converted self-unloading barge Reserve, Jan. 4, 2008. Scott Tomlinson
Susan L. Orrin Royce
Susan L. and Mary Page Hanna move the Stewart J. Cort in Sturgeon Bay. Andy LaBorde
Susan Michelle at Port Stanley, ON, Aug. 7, 2010. Monty Young
Susan W. Hannah in her new colors at Muskegon, MI, Nov. 19, 2010. Mike Nicholls
Susan W. Hannah docked next to the Medusa Conquest, James Hoffman
Susan W. Hannah in notch of Southdown Challenge   Tom Hynes

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Tammy at the Soo. Mike Nicholls
Tammy Lynn St. Clair River.  Mike Nicholls

Techno Venture at the western tip of Ile D'Orleans as the vessel approached Quebec City, Aug. 18, 2006. John McCreery
Tenacious at Mission Point on the St. Marys River, Dec. 16, 2008. Roger LeLievre
Tenacious at Cheboygan, MI Mar. 2006. Mike Nicholls
Tenacious (foreground) and Kathy Lynn at Cheboygan, MI, Feb. 17, 2007. Mike Nicholls
Tecumseh in the Welland Canal. Jimmy Sprunt
Tennessee in the Maumee River on 10/11/97 (towing the C. Columbus) John Belliveau
Texas under way on the Fox River, Green Bay, WI, July 30, 2010. Scott Best
Thedore Too on the Seaway in 2001. Jamie Kerwin
Thedore Too locking through. Jamie Kerwin
Thedore Too approaching the lock. Jamie Kerwin
Theodore Too docked in Cleveland. Rex Cassidy
Thomas Dann upbound the St. Lawrence Seaway in the Iroquois Lock, Nov. 5, 2011. Stern view. Ron Beaupre
Tolsma Bay at the Soo.  N. Schultheiss
Tolsma Bay  racing. N. Schultheiss
Tony MacKay upbound the St. Lawrence River at Brockville, ON, Aug. 18, 2011. Murray Blancher
Tony MacKay wintering at Port Colborne, ON, Feb. 6, 2010. John van der Doe
Tony MacKay approaching Welland Canal's Lock 4 West, May 8, 2008. Michel Gosselin
Tony McKay and barge KTC 115 inbound Manistee, Mi. Roger LeLievre  Close up of tug.
Tow line from the Rhode Island as the Spar Garnet is towed into Ashtabula. TZ
Triton and barge St. Mary's Cement downbound St. Clair River, R. Burdick

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Undaunted in the notch of her barge on the Saginaw River, July 3, 2007. Todd Shorkey
Undaunted on the Rouge River, Sept. 9, 2006. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
Undaunted and Pere Marquette 41 JL
Undaunted stern view. JL
Unknown tug at Port of Indiana Tom Hynes
Stern view Tom Hynes

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Vac & Lac Manitoba wintering at Port Colborne, ON, Jan. 27, 2008. Bob Dowson
Vac in the Welland Canal, Apr. 23, 2007. Bill Bird
Vac in the Welland Canal.
John Meyland
Vac wintering at Port Dover, ON Mar. 2006. Phil Nash
Vac in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ON, Dec. 9, 2006. Alex Howard
Valerie B. working at Chicago's 31st St. marina and harbor project, Dec. 16, 2011. Lou Gerard
Valerie B on the Cuyahoga River at Cleveland, OH, Aug. 14, 2009. Bill Kloss
Valerie B. in Alpena, 2005. Ben & Chanda McClain
Valerie B at Sandusky,  OH, Feb. 9, 2007. Mike Nicholls
Vermont on the Rouge River approaching the Jefferson St. drawbridge, July 12, 2009. Stern view. Ron Piskor

Vermont on the Rouge River, Sept. 2006. Tom Welles
Vermont on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls

Vermont at her dock at River Rouge 2005. Mike Nicholls
Victorious, McAsphalt Marine's new articulated tug at Toronto, ON for commissioning ceremonies with barge John J. Carrick, June 4, 2010. ULS
Victory at Escanaba, MI, Jan. 25, 2007. Rod Burdick
Victory with barge Lewis J. Kuber arriving at Menominee, MI, Jan. 5, 2008. Dick Lund
Victory sowing off her new colors at Menominee, MI, Apr. 7, 2008. Dick Lund
Victory with new raised pilothouse at Escanaba, MI, Sept. 2, 2007. Dick Lund
Vida C. passing Windsor.  N. Schultheiss.
Vigilant I upbound the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ON, Dec. 20, 2009. Bill Bird
Vigilant I and Lac Manitoba attempting to pull the Isodora free in the Welland Canal, Dec. 18, 2007. John McCreery
Vigilant I at Port Weller Dry Docks, St. Catharines, ON in April, 2006. Bill Bird
Vigilant l at Hamilton, ON, May 27, 2008 sporting a new elevated pilothouse. John McCreery
Virginia at Milwaukee, WI, Sept. 7, 2008. Dave Borzymowski

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Washington breaking ice on the Buffalo River, Dec. 18, 2009. Brian Wroblewski
Washington in Clevleand. TZ.
Washington in Detroit.  Mike Nicholls

Washington working with the Algorail. TZ.
W.C. Harms and barge Steven H near Port Clinton, OH in the late 1980's. Jim Hoffman
W. Douglas Masterson upbound the St. Marys River on her delivery trip to Duluth, MN, Aug. 19, 2011. Stern view. Roger LeLievre
Welland at Erieau, ON, Oct. 4, 2009. Steve Phillips
Welland towing drilling vessel Miss Libby in the Welland Canal, Sept. 2008. BoatNerd Staff
Wendy Anne in Sagatuck, Mich. May, 2012 - Roger LeLievre
W.G. Jackson research vessel from Grand Valley State University in Muskegon, Mich. Dick Lund
Whitney III N. Schultheiss
Wilfred M. Cohen upbound the St. Marys River with barge PML 2501, May 17, 2011. Roger LeLievre
Wilfred M. Cohen Soo tug race.  Mike Nicholls
Wilfred M. Cohen  stern view.  Mike Nicholls
Wilfred M. Cohen prior to start of race.
Wilfred M. Cohen assisting the Reliance and PML 900 in the St. Marys River. Jim Macdonald
Wilf Seymour in drydock at Hamilton, ON. Rob Laffier
William C. Gaynor. Ken Hamilton
William Hoey downbound the Detroit River, Oct. 25, 2006. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
William Hoey at the Gaelic dock 2005. Mike Nicholls
William Hoey in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
William Hoey in the New York State Barge Canal in 1988. RR
William J. Moore at the Seaway Marine & Industrial dock at Port Weller (St. Catherines), ON, Dec. 17, 2011. Another view. Eira Voth
William J. Moore and barge McCleary's Spirit in the Welland Canal Jimmy Sprunt
William J. Moore entering Heddle Marine's floating drydock assisted by Progress in Hamilton, ON, Dec. 19, 2006. Rob Laffler
William M. Whitney Jim Hoffman
William Selvick in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
William Selvick assisting the Erindale into Milwaukee May 1983. Andy LaBorde
William Selvick Jim Hoffman
William Selvick Jim Hoffman
            More pictures of the William Selvick

Wisconsin returning to Milwaukee, WI after assisting a departing salty, May 5, 2010. Another view. Jason Heindel
Wisconsin and Louisiana, Lake St. Clair 1995. John Belliveau
Wisconsin underway, James Hoffman
W.I. Scott Purvis passing the Stewart J. Cort on the St. Marys River, Nov. 1, 2010. Roger LeLievre
W.I. Scott Purvis in the Welland Canal, Aug. 4, 2007. Al Howard
W.I. Scott Purvis at the Soo. Roger LeLievre
W.I. Scott Purvis another view. Roger LeLievre
Whitefish Bay at the Soo, July 3, 1992. Linda Geske
W.J. Isaac Purvis during the Tug Parade at the Soo, July 1, 2010. Roger LeLievre

W J Ivan Purvis at the Soo.  Mike Nicholls
W J Ivan Purvis racing. N. Schultheiss
WM. A. Lydon upbound at the Soo. John Garniss collection
W.N. Twolan leaving the Iroquois Lock downbound the St. Lawrence Seaway, May 12, 2011. Stern view. With barges. Ron Beaupre
W.N. Twolan upbound in the St. Clair River. John Meyland
W.N. Twolan docked in Detroit. Mike Nicholls

W.N. Twolan and McAllister 132 head upbound on Lake St. Clair. Ron Marofsky
W.N. Twoland and barge McAllister 132 unloading lumber in Detroit. Mike Nicholls
Wolf River/ tug Peninsula upbound below the Soo Aug. 31. Roger LeLievre
Work boat at the Soo.
Working in ice George A. Stinson, Leon Falk, Joseph H. Thompson, tugs Wicklow, Newcastle, Galway Bay from the tug Shannon) Mike Nicholls

Wyatt M downbound the Welland Canal below Lock 1, Apr. 18, 2010. John McCreery
Wyatt M approaching the Burlington piers, Mar. 27, 2009. John McCreery
Wyatt M & Jarrett M wintering at Toronto, Jan. 23, 2008. Gerry Ouderkirk
Wyatt M (and James E. McGrath) docked at Hamilton, Dec. 26, 2007. John McCreery
Wyoming downbound the Rouge River, Oct. 23, 2011. Ken Borg
Wyoming outbound the Rouge River, Jan. 24, 2010. Stern view. Mike Nicholls
Wyoming on the stern of the Algosoo upbound the Rouge River, Oct. 8, 2009. Chuck Wagner
Wyoming assisting the Cuyahoga on the Rouge River, Feb. 12, 2009. Ron Piskor

Wyoming in Detroit. Mike Nicholls
Wyoming on the Rouge River, Detroit, MI on Feb. 22, 2007. Mike Nicholls

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Zeus and barge upbound the St. Marys River at the Soo, Aug. 30, 2011. Tom Thelen
Zeus docked at Dow Chemical on the Saginaw River, July 4, 2009. Stern view. Todd Shorkey
Zeus upbound the St. Lawrence River past Mariatown, ON, Apr. 6, 2009. Ron Beaupre
Zuccola spotting some barges by Cameuse on the Calumet River at S. Chicago, IL, Oct. 2, 2011. Steve Bauer
Various Tug Photo Collections    (Return to top)
2010 Detroit River Tugboat Race Photo Gallery
2004 Detroit Tug Race
2003 Sault Ste. Marie Tug Race
2003 Detroit River Tug Race
To Massena and Back aboard the Roger Stahl
Rebuilding of the Glenmont
Mail by the Pail, a series of images showing a mail delivery to the Southdown Challenger.
The Christening of the Tug Dorothy Ann and Barge Pathfinder
Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder detail shots
A Mid-River Mail Delivery to the John G. Munson
Misc. Tug Detail Shots ( ST-tugboats)

Detroit Tug Boat Race 2001
Tugs prepare for start. Mike Nicholls
2001 tug boat Race on the Detroit River. Mike Nicholls
Haze from exaust. Mike Nicholls
Elmer Dean and Rebecca Lynn in the race. T. Parker
Debbie Lynn, Birmco,Junior C II  T. Parker
Westcott II wins its class. T. Parker
Gaelic tugs docked in Windsor N. Schultheiss
Windsor Dock
Mike Nicholls
Works boats & tugs rafted T. Parker

Soo Tug Boat Race 2001
C. West Pete, Decelles and Rocket N. Schultheiss
Heat 1 2001 race. N. Schultheiss
Largest class Mike Nicholls
Another view N. Schultheiss
Field spreads out N. Schultheiss
Approaching the finish line N. Schultheiss
Water Skier N. Schultheiss

Viking I Tow
The tow reaches the inner harbor with the Olive L. Moore leading the way Dick Lund
Joyce L. VanEnkevort brings up the rear
Dick Lund
Olive L. Moore heads up river past the bridge
Dick Lund
Viking 1 at the K&K East Dock
Dick Lund
Viking tow under the Ambassador Bridge Dave Wobser
Olive L. breaking ice in Erie Jim Thoreson
Tow proceeding outbound Erie Jim Thoreson
Close up of the Viking Jim Thoreson
Stern view of the Moore Jim Thoreson
Stern view of the Viking Jim Thoreson
Tow outbound Jim Thoreson

 
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