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May 27, 20

Cuyahoga in Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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Unloading salt
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Salt pile
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Bringing in the boom
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Backing out of the river
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Menominee, Mich. and Marinette, Wisc.  - Dick Lund
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Vlistborg turns around in the Menominee River on May 19 before heading to KK Integrated Logistics
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Broadside view of the ship, which is here to load pulp
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Stern view tied up at the dock
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Vlistborg heads through the Ogden Street Bridge as they depart on May 20
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The ship is through the bridge and into the inner harbor on their way out to the lake
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Spencer F. Baird arrived on May 24 to pick up a load of Lake Trout fingerlings
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Note the truck with the long tube at the right of the photo
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Later that same day, the Catherine Desgagnes arrived at Marinette Fuel & Dock with more pig iron
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BBC Rio Grande arrived at dusk on May 25, and entered port early the next morning with more wind turbine towers

Undaunted and barge PM41 in Ludington
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The pair visited their home port early Wednesday morning to deliver a load of agricultural lime to the Carey dock near the Washington Street Bridge.  She unloaded quickly and was outbound before 9 a.m. on a beautiful, calm morning.
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Sarnia and Goderich
- John McCreery  
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Federal Miramichi upbound at Sarnia
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Another view
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Stern view
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Metsaborg and pilot boat headed for the river
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Metsaborg  stern view approaching the bridges
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Leandra waiting to load at Goderich
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View from across the harbour
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Manistee in Buffalo -
Rob Wolcott
Saturday the Manistee arrived in Buffalo to unload sand at the Sand Supply Dock on the City Ship Canal. She unloaded all night and started her departure around 6:30 a.m.
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Manistee backing down the City Ship canal and into the Buffalo River.
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Wide shot showing Manistee on her way to the lake.
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Making the turn in the river past the Naval Park.
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Close up of Manistee
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Bow shot
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Manistee done with the turn, now lining up to finish backing into the turning area.
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Passing the Buffalo light house.
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Starting to turn around in the North entrance turning basin.
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Head on shot as she turns
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Working her bow thruster to get her around.
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Another shot with the Buffalo light house. Half way around her turn to depart into Lake Erie.
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Rudder still turned to port and finally almost around.
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Lined up with the North entrance and ready to depart.
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Powering up and moving on to her next cargo.
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Manistee headed out into the open lake.

Victoria Day holiday at Welland Canal -
Bill Bird
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Mirror image of JW Shelley as she passes Allanburg
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Stern shot
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Iryda upbound at Thorold-notice blue unloading buckets on deck
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Crew moving cables for starboard side tie-up
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Stern shot
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Algolake clear of Lock 3
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flying flag of Les Habitants
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Stern shot heading to the flight locks

Cleveland -
Paul Magyar
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Walter J. McCarthy Jr. approaching the CBT dock to with a load of taconite.
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Manistee departing Cleveland with a load of salt from the Cargill Mine.
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Mississagi outbound Cleveland with a load of salt from the Cargill mine.
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American Republic heads up the Cuyahoga River to Mittal Steel with another load of taconite from the Cleveland Bulk Terminal.

Sugar Island Ferry -
Herm Klein
Tuesday morning the the Sugar Islander II experienced a reported electronic failure of the engine and transmission control system. A fix was not readily available, so the Drummond Islander III was dispatched from Detour Village to make the trips between the Soo mainland and Sugar Island. After 2 p.m. the crippled Sugar Islander II made her way up river to MCM Marine to be repaired.
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Drummond Islander III up bound in the Little Rapids Cut
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Drummond Islander II arrives at the Sugar Island dock
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Sugar Islander II heads up river to MCM Marine for repair
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Drummond Islander III ready to load at the shore side Dock

Quebecois arrives at Hamilton with iron ore for Dofasco from Port Cartier - Rodney Aitchison
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Approaching the piers
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Close up of bridge
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At the piers
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Lots of pleasure craft were out on the long weekend

Green Bay -
Scott Best
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Calumet close up at the Georgia Pacific slip.
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Wide view unloading coal.

Mariatown and Iroquois Lock
- Ron Beaupre
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Federal Leda passing Mariatown.
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She is headed for Sorel to load.
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Quebecois passing Loyalist Park below Iroquois Lock.
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She has a load of ore for Hamilton.
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Lady of Dover passing Mariatown. Built at Port Dover as John D. by George Gamble. Her second name was Sharilyn II.
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She was owned in Quebec but is now heading back into the Lakes.

Mariatown and Iroquois Lock
- Ron Beaupre
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State of Michigan at the Algonac State Park on Sunday afternoon -
Don Detloff
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Marquette and Escanaba -
Rod Burdick
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Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
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Loading ore
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Spruceglen in Escanaba at the CN ore dock with Joseph L. Block

Federal Weser downbound at Blockhouse Island, Brockville on Saturday - Dave Bessant
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Federal Weser approaching Brockville
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Navigating through the Dive boats over one of the wrecks, perhaps the Lillie Parsons
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Turning on the power, looking tippy a bit

Maumee at South Chicago on Monday
- Lou Gerard
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Maumee in Calumet Harbor just before turning around.
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Backing under EJ&E bridge
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Crew on stern radioing instructions to the pilot house
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Backing through 95th st. bridge
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About to go through the five bridges
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Backing around bend at KCBX

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