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January 28, 20

Erie, Pennsylvania Lay-up - Brian W.
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Edwin H. Gott & the tug Olive L Moore in the Old Ore Dock slip.
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McKee Sons and the Tecumseh with the tug Victory in the background.
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Bow thruster of the barge McKee Sons.
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McKee Son's hull section to the right is the cargo hold built in the 1950's, the center w/ portholes is from the WW II C-4 freighter Marine Angle, & left is the newer steel fabricated for the tug notch in the stern.
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The tug Victory sits nestled into her barge James L. Kuber, formerly the powered freighter Reserve.
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An overall view of the Tecumseh, Victory-Kuber, & the Gott.

Duluth/Superior Lay-up
- Brad Krekelberg
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John G. Munson makes a late arrival for lay-up
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 Edward L. Ryerson in Fraser Shipyard
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Roger Blough in Fraser Shipyard
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American Spirit at Elevator M
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American Victory at Fraser Shipyard
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American Century at Port Terminal
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John J. Boland at Fraser Shipyard
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Mesabi Miner at Midwest Energy

John G. Munson making Duluth entry for winter layup 2013 -
Robert Learmont
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Algosteel arriving in Goderich
- Julie Fletcher
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Port of Goderich, Ontario Thursday -
Philip Nash
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CSL Assiniboine and Algoma Transfer in lay-up.
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CSL Assiniboine
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Bow of CSL Assiniboine
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Algoma Transfer
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Algoma Transfer and CSL Assiniboine in background. To the right are trucks lined up to load salt at Sifto Salt mine.
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The new loading rig at Sifto Salt dock, previous one was destroyed by a tornado in 2011.
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Tug Misty Jean and Tug Pride
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Fish Tug Mike J returning from Lake Huron.
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Mike J passing Sifto Salt dock.
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Stern of the Mike J
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A few minutes later the Fish Tug Noskca-J arrived.
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Noskca-J's bow cutting through the ice.
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Stern of the Noskca-J.
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 Ice build up on the Mike J
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Fish Tug Last Time.
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Ice on the windows on Last Time's pilot house
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New Canadian Coast Guard Station in Goderich.
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Coast Guard Station was opened in September of 2012.
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MacDonald Marine's Tug Donald Bert.
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MacDonald Marine's Tug Debbie Lyn.
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MacDonald Marine's Tug Ian Mac.
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MacDonald Marine's Tug Dover.
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Sign on the Tug Pride.
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The stacks on the MacDonald Marine Tugs.
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Algoma Enterprise being assisted to Sifto Salt dock by the Tugs Donald Bert, Ian Mac and Debbie Lynn. The Tug Pride also assisted.
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Algoma Enterprise finally docked and waiting to load salt for Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They arrived off Goderich Piers just before 9:00 p.m. and secured at the dock by 11:15 p.m.

Sarnia Lay-up Sunday
 - Kevin Majewski
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Algoma Central's Peter R. Cresswell and Algosoo laid-up at the Government dock in  Sarnia, behind the moored ice breaker CCGS Samuel Risley.
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Lower Lakes' Mississagi and Michipicoten in the North Slip in Sarnia.
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Saginaw and Calumet laid-up at the North Slip in Sarnia.
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Algorail in lay-up at the Sidney E. Smith dock in Sarnia.
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Stern view close-up.

Late Season Activity at the Upper Harbor in Marquette
- Rod Burdick
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Lewis J. Kuber and Great Republic at anchor waiting to load ore
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Great Republic departing
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 John G. Munson arriving to load ore
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Manitowoc loading ore (vessel loaded the last ore cargo of the season on January 21)

St. Marys River January 22 -
Graham Grattan
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 John G. Munson downbound at Pointe Louise. Temperature was -14F.
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Two deer circled out on the ice watching her go past. After inspecting Munson's freshly broken track, the two deer head back to shore.
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The deer just had to take the most difficult way back to shore.
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Alder downbound.
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at Pointe Louise.
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passing the winter spar buoy P20.
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Duluth/ Superior -
Jason Fyten
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g tug MaryJean at Port Washington, Wis. - Beverly Randall
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Now rests on land near the Port Washington, Wis. marina. 

Lyubov Orlova which was adrift off Newfoundland on way to scrapyard -
Paul Beesley
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Shown in 2011 when she was still in St John's.

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