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11th Annual Winter Lay-up List - 2004 - 2005

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Vessel Name

Lay-Up Port



Algoma Algoma Central (Algoma Central Marine & Algoma Tankers)

Agawa Canyon  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 4, 2005
Algobay  Toronto, ON  Section 412 (long term lay-up)  Dec. 25, 2002
Algocape  Hamilton, ON  Pier 8, Berth 6  Dec. 30, 2004
Algocen  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56S (rafted to Windoc)  Jan. 2, 2005
Algoeast  Operating from Sarnia on demand as conditions permit. 
Algoisle  Hamilton, ON  Pier 10, berth 109  Dec. 20, 2004
Algolake  Hamilton, ON  Pier 25N  Dec. 27, 2004
Algomarine  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 11,2005
Algonorth  Toronto, ON  ?  Dec. 22, 2004
Algonova  East coast service; arrived Halifax, NS Jan.4, 2005 to load for Sydney, NS
Algontario  Hamilton, ON  Pier 26S  Dec. 29, 2004
Algoport  Montreal, QC  Sec. 29  Feb. 4, 2005
Algorail  Sarnia, ON  Sydney Smith dock  Jan. 11,2005
Algoscotia  East Coast service
Algosoo  Port Colborne, ON   East wall below Lock 8 (Wharf 12)  Dec. 29, 2004
Algosteel  Owen Sound, ON  Inner harbor, north end of east wall  Jan. 31, 2005
Algoville  Montreal, QC  Shed 3 (along side the Quebecois)  Jan. 31, 2005
Algoway  Owen Sound, ON  Inner harbor, north end of west wall  Jan. 7, 2005
Algowood  Sarnia, ON  Government Dock  Dec. 31, 2004
Capt. Henry Jackman  Owen Sound, ON  East wall of inner harbor  Jan.13, 2005
John B. Aird  Thunder Bay, ON  Keefer Terminal  Jan. 7, 2005
Peter R. Cresswell  St Catharines, ON  Port Weller Dry Docks  Dec. 31, 2004
Sauniere  Montreal QC  Sec. 28  (was at Les Mechins, QC from Jan 1 thru Jan. 24, 2005)  Jan. 31, 2005

ASCAmerican Steamship

Adam E. Cornelius  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 12, 2005
American Mariner  Duluth, MN  Hallett # 5  Jan. 17, 2005
American Republic  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone # 4  Jan. 21, 2005
American Spirit  Superior, WI  Lakehead Pipeline dock  Jan. 16, 2005
Buffalo  Toledo, OH  CSX # 2  ?
H. Lee White  Toledo, OH  Toledo Shipyard for d/docking - 5 yr. survey  Jan. 18, 2005
Indiana Harbor  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 13, 2005
John J. Boland  Duluth, MN  Cargill D  Jan. 11, 2005
Sam Laud  Toledo, OH  CSX # 2  Jan. 12, 2005
St. Clair  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal  Jan. 10, 2005
W. J. McCarthy, Jr.  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 19, 2005
AndrieAndrie Inc.
Integrity and tug
G.L. Ostrander
 Milwaukee, WI  Lafarge dock beside J.A.W. Iglehart  Jan. 19, 2005
CSLCanada Steamship Lines
Atlantic Huron  Thunder Bay, ON  Keefer Terminal  Jan. 25, 2005
Atlantic Erie  Montreal, QC  Sec. M-2  Jan.14,2005
Atlantic Superior  East coast / ocean service
Birchglen  East coast / ocean service
Cedarglen  Windsor, ON  ADM dock  Jan. 18, 2005
CSL Niagara  St Catharines, ON  Port Weller Dry Docks for 5 year Survey  Jan. 1, 2005
CSL Laurentien  Port Colborne, ON  Wharf 16 (R & P Coal dock)  Jan. 20, 2005
CSL Tadoussac  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 18, 2005
English River  Toronto, ON  ?  Dec. 30, 2004
Ferbec  Montreal, QC  Sec. 25 (Note: Sold & renamed Michalakis)  Dec. 18, 2004
Frontenac  Sarnia, ON  North Slip (south end)  Jan. 25, 2005
Halifax  Thunder Bay, ON  Keefer Terminal  Jan. 16, 2005
Jean Parisien  St Catharines, ON  Port Weller Dry Docks - new forebody  Dec. 14, 2003
Nanticoke  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 N  Dec. 14, 2004
Pineglen  St Catharines, ON  Port Weller Dry Docks  Dec. 31, 2004
Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin  Port Colborne, ON  East wall above Lock 8  Jan. 14, 2005
Spruceglen  East coast / ocean service
CMLCentral Marine Logistics
Edward L. Ryerson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  (long term lay-up)  Dec. 12, 1998
Joseph L Block  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Feb. 8, 2005
Wilfred Sykes  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 17, 2005
Cleveland Tankers
Gemini  Sarnia to Sault Ste. Marie, ON winter fuel shuttle as demand warrants and conditions permit.
Desgagnes Transport
Amelia Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 105  Dec. 23, 2004
Anna Desgagnes  Ocean service
Camilla Desgagnes  East coast / ocean service
Catherine Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 102  Jan. 1, 2005
Cecilia Desgagnes  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 E  Dec. 23, 2004
Jacques Desgagnes  St. Joseph de la Rive, QC  --  Sept. 28, 2004
Mathilda Desgagnes  St. Joseph de la Rive, QC  --  Sept. 28, 2004
Melissa Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 104  Dec. 29, 2004
Nordik Express  Quebec City, QC  Berth 101  Jan. 26, 2005
Nordik Passeur  Quebec City, QC  Berth 30  Dec. 29, 2004
Nova D.  Montreal, QC  Sec. 56 E (long term lay-up)  Dec. 3, 2003
Desgagnes Tankers
Maria Desgagnes  St. Lawrence River / East coast service
Petrolia Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 107  Feb.14, 2005
Thalassa Desgagnes  Quebec City, QC  Berth 101  Jan. 30, 2005
Vega Desgagnes  St. Lawrence River / East coast service
Great Lakes Associates, Inc.
Joseph H Frantz

 Buffalo, NY

 General Mills Frontier Elevator

 Dec. 16, 2004

Great Lakes Fleet
Arthur M. Anderson  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyard  Jan. 15, 2005
Cason J. Callaway  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 15, 2005
Edgar B. Speer  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal  Jan. 17, 2005
Edwin H. Gott  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 20, 2005
John G. Munson  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyard  Jan. 22, 2005
Philip R. Clarke  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 23, 2005
Presque Isle (tug & barge)  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal  Jan. 17, 2005
Roger Blough  Duluth, MN  Port Terminal  Jan. 12, 2005
 Great Lakes Transport
Sarah Spencer (barge)
Jane Anne IV (tug)
 Goderich, ON  North inner harbor wall  Jan. 12, 2005
medusa2.gif (1876 bytes)HMC Ship Management (div. of Hannah Marine)
Cemex Conquest & Susan W. Hannah  S. Chicago, IL  Lake Calumet, Illinois International Terminal (?)  Early Feb., 2005
Southdown Challenger  Milwaukee, WI  Cemex Cement dock  Jan. 31, 2005
Inland Lakes Management
Alpena  Cleveland, OH  Lafarge dock  Jan. 14, 2005
E.M. Ford  Saginaw, MI, Lafarge - Sept. 1996 long term used for storage
J.A.W. Iglehart  Milwaukee, WI  Lafarge terminal  Dec. 27, 2004
J.B. Ford  Superior, WI, Lafarge - Out of service Nov. 15, 1985 Milwaukee long term used for storage.
Paul H Townsend
 Muskegon, MI
 West Michigan Mart Dock  Oct. 14, 2004
S.T. Crapo  Green Bay, WI, Lafarge Dock - Last sailed Sept. 1996 towed Green Bay in 1997, used for storage.
Interlake Steamship Company
Charles M. Beeghly  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 23, 2005
Herbert C. Jackson  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 20, 2005
James R. Barker  Superior, WI  Midwest Energy Terminal  Jan. 22, 2005
Mesabi Miner  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Old Peterson Builders dock  Jan. 21, 2005
Barge Pathfinder and tug Dorothy Ann  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 25, 2005
Paul R. Tregurtha  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 30, 2005
 Lakes Shipping Company 
John Sherwin  Superior, WI  Superior municipal dock (long term lay-up)  Nov. 16, 1981
Kaye E. Barker  Sturgeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 19, 2005
Lee A. Tregurtha  Strugeon Bay, WI  Bay Shipbuilding  Jan. 18, 2005
International Steel Group - Burns Harbor Inc. (formerly Bethlehem Steel)
Burns Harbor  Milwaukee, WI  Advanced Boiler dock  Jan. 16, 2005
Stewart J Cort  Milwaukee, WI  Heavy lift dock  Jan. 19, 2005
Keystone Lakes Shipping
Michigan/Great Lakes  Chicago, IL  ?  Jan. 8, 2005
llt.gif (2348 bytes)Lower Lakes Towing and Grand River Navigation
Calumet  Cleveland, OH  Cargill Salt  Jan. 21, 2005
Cuyahoga  Sarnia, ON  Cargill Elevators dock  Jan. 18, 2005
Invincible (tug)  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone # 4  Jan. 21, 2005
Maumee  Sarnia, ON  North Slip (long term)  Jan. 10, 2004
McKee Sons (barge)  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone # 4  Jan. 21, 2005
Michipicoten  Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Algoma Steel dock  Jan. 24, 2005
Mississagi  Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Algoma Steel dock  Jan. 17, 2005
Richard Reiss

 Sarnia, ON

 Cargill Elevators dock

 Jan. 25, 2005

Saginaw  Sarnia, ON  North Slip (rafted to Maumee)  Jan. 11, 2005
LMCLake Michigan Car Ferry
Badger  Ludington  LMC Dock  Oct. 2004
Spartan  Ludington  LMC Slip 3 (long term)  Jan. 20, 1979
 McAsphalt Industries
Barge Norman McLeod & tug Everlast  

 East coast service

Barge McAsphalt 401  Sarnia, ON  Base of Sarnia harbour  Jan. 26, 2005
 McKeil Marine
Kinsman Independent  Hamilton, ON

 14W ( long term lay-up)

 Sept. 2, 2004
John Spence  Sarnia, ON  Sarnia harbour beside Richard Reiss  Jan. 26, 2005
Barge Labrador Spirit & tug Evans McKeil  Windsor, ON  Morton Terminal  Dec. 2, 3004
Barge McCleary's Spirit
& tug William J. Moore
 Montreal, QC  Sec. M-5  Dec. 31, 2004
Oglebay Norton
Armco  Toledo, OH  Lakefront # 2  Jan. 9, 2005
Buckeye  Toledo, OH  Lakefront # 2  Dec. 23, 2004
Columbia Star  Toledo, OH  Midwest Terminal Dock (ex.TWI)  Jan. 12, 2005
Courtney Burton  Toledo, OH  Lakefront # 3 (long term lay-up)  Dec. 30, 2002
David Z. Norton  Cleveland, OH  Ontario Stone #4  Jan. 10, 2005
Earl W. Oglebay  Toledo, OH  CSX # 1  Jan. 11, 2005
Fred R. White  Toledo, OH  CSX # 1  Jan. 12, 2005
Middletown  Toledo, OH  Midwest Terminal Dock (ex. TWI)  Jan. 13, 2005
Oglebay Norton  Toledo, OH  Midwest Terminal Dock (ex. TWI)  Jan. 15, 2005
Reserve  Superior, WI  Fraser Shipyard  Jan. 10, 2005
Wolverine  Cleveland, OH  G&W Welding dock  Jan. 15, 2005
Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
Chi-Cheemaun  Owen Sound, ON  West wall, inner harbor  Oct. 2004
 Pere Marquette Shipping
Barge Pere Marquette 41/tug Undaunted  Ludington, MI  Great Lakes Material dock  Dec. 20, 2004
 Purvis Marine
Yankcanuck  Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Purvis Marine docks  Late Jan. 2005
stmary.gif (719 bytes)St. Mary's Cement
Tug Petite Forte  Port Colborne, ON  East wall above Bridge 21  Dec. 29, 2004
Barge St. Mary's Cement  Cleveland, OH  Blue Circle Cement dock  Late Dec., 2004
Tug Sea Eagle II and barge St. Mary's Cement II  Hamilton, ON  Berth 12W  Dec. 25, 2004
Upper Lakes Group Inc.
Canadian Enterprise  Montreal, QC  Shed 3  Feb. 1, 2005
Canadian Leader  Toronto, ON  ?  Dec. 19, 2004
Canadian Mariner  Trois-Rivieres, QC  Section 1 (storage barge)  July 9, 2004
Canadian Miner  Hamilton, ON  Pier 26N  Dec. 28, 2004
Canadian Navigator  Hamilton, ON  Pier 20 (Dofasco)  Dec. 30, 2004
Canadian Olympic  Port Colborne, ON  Wharf 18 (fuel dock)  Jan. 21, 2005
Canadian Progress  Sarnia, ON  Government Dock rafted to the Algowood  Feb. 19, 2005
Canadian Prospector  Thunder Bay, ON  Pascol Engineering  Jan. 3, 2005
Canadian Provider  Toronto, ON  Berth 514  Dec. 21, 2004
Canadian Ranger  Toronto, ON  ?  Dec. 27, 2004.
Canadian Transfer  Welland, ON  Wharf 10  Dec. 27, 2004
Canadian Transport  Port Colborne, ON  Old furnace dock  Jan. 30, 2005
Gordon C. Leitch  Hamilton, ON  Pier 10, berth 5  Dec. 21, 2004
James Norris  Toronto, ON  ?  Dec. 25, 2004
John D. Leitch  Hamilton, ON  Pier 21 (Dofasco)  Dec. 30, 2004
Montrealais  Hamilton, ON  Pier 10, berth 6  Dec. 26, 2004
Quebecois  Montreal, QC  Shed 3  Jan. 2, 2005
Stephen B. Roman  Toronto, ON  Essroc dock  Jan. 18, 2005

 VanEnkevort Tug and Barge
Barge Great Lakes Trader and Tug Joyce L. Van Enkevort    (still operating 2/16/05)  
Upper Lakes Towing
Joseph H. Thompson & Jr.  Escanaba, MI  Coal dock  Dec. 23, 2004

Please send any updates, corrections or new information to
Compiled by George Wharton
February 22, 2005

A sincere thanks to: Philip Nash, Al Miller, Andy LaBorde, Eric Holmes, Mike Cleary, Sylvia Masson, Dave Benedet, T. Parker, C. Philbin, Dale Baechler, Bob Vincent, Carl Grota, Kent Malo, René Beauchamp, Jim Hoffman,  Duluth Seaway Port Authority, Duluth Shipping News, Ed Saliwonchyk, Mac Mackay, Dave Wobser, Charlie Gibbons, Tom Stewart, Kevin Davis, Barry Hiscocks, Jamie Kerwin,  Herm Phillips, Rex Cassidy, Wendell Wilke,  Andy Hering, Vic DeLarwelle, H. Desgagnes, Alex Howard, John Carlson, Angie Williams, Jason Leino, Hamilton Port Authority, Port of Montreal, Port of Quebec, John Cull, Tyler Hoar, Dan McCormick, Larry Damchuk, Eric Potter, P. Bowers, Bradley Upham.

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