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by hayhugh
January 21, 2024, 12:48 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Winter lock ops
Replies: 15
Views: 4130

Re: Winter lock ops

There were still armed Army troops alongside the lock in the late 50's.
by hayhugh
January 16, 2024, 9:51 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Clamp requirement?
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Re: Clamp requirement?

Clark coming thru Soo today with all clamps in place!
by hayhugh
January 9, 2024, 3:50 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Clamp requirement?
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Re: Clamp requirement?

Sykes left Duluth this afternoon and every clamp was in place. The Clark the other day had corner clamps and every other clamp on the sides of the hatchs.
by hayhugh
December 29, 2023, 3:04 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Clamp requirement?
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Clamp requirement?

Saw the Clark leaving Superior entrance this afternoon, down to her marks, but not all clamps on... Is this normal or at Captains discretion?
by hayhugh
November 24, 2023, 1:39 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: JOHN G.MUNSON
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

JOHN G.MUNSON

Anchored off Duluth - problems?
by hayhugh
November 5, 2023, 8:18 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Why the fascination with the Edmond Fitzgerald?
Replies: 21
Views: 2412

Re: Why the fascination with the Edmond Fitzgerald?

Maybe because the conclusions were made by people who never actually sailed on the boats. They may have been with the Coast Guard or some other maritime activity but not on the boats of the Great Lakes.
by hayhugh
October 23, 2023, 3:20 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Warship 25
Replies: 13
Views: 1732

Re: Warship 25

Warship 25 is in slow speed mode off Cleveland Ohio...
by hayhugh
October 11, 2023, 10:42 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Soo Locks Transit Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2963

Re: Soo Locks Transit Question

Almost no South pier to land deckhands on when north bound.
by hayhugh
October 8, 2023, 1:33 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Soo Locks Transit Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2963

Re: Soo Locks Transit Question

The line tenders are put ashore well before the locks, on the approach piers. It wouldn’t make sense to then switch sides once in the lock. When you made the approach into the 4th Lock (Davis?) upbound the deckhands were landed on the Canadian side of the lock, still in the United States, just the C...
by hayhugh
October 6, 2023, 8:32 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: ss norisle
Replies: 11
Views: 2303

Re: ss norisle

White line is to show if the vessel is taking on water without going on board and sounding tanks!
by hayhugh
September 27, 2023, 1:19 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Soo Locks Transit Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2963

Re: Soo Locks Transit Question

I started sailing the lakes in the 50s and left for deep sea in the early 70s. the rule at that time was you aways moored for transiting the locks with lines on the American side of the locks !
by hayhugh
September 18, 2023, 6:50 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Coast Guard vessels
Replies: 1
Views: 751

Coast Guard vessels

What's with all the CG vessels at the Soo?
by hayhugh
September 5, 2023, 9:13 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: labour day
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: labour day

I kina frown on the CG for some of their exploits: Fitzgerald results.....
by hayhugh
September 4, 2023, 2:31 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: labour day
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: labour day

At least one..............
by hayhugh
August 30, 2023, 8:23 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Vessel with largest tonnage record???
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: Vessel with largest tonnage record???

I honestly believe that the Cort, if totaled up, would hold the world record for total tonnage carried...
by hayhugh
August 29, 2023, 9:43 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Fitz Hatch Clamps
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

Re: Fitz Hatch Clamps

Back in those days you had three deckhands, a bos,n , watchman and a deckwatch and one man to each hatch so that no clamps were missed. On the boats I was on all clamps were on before we left the piers...
by hayhugh
August 21, 2023, 6:22 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Vessel with largest tonnage record???
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: Vessel with largest tonnage record???

Whichever would also be the world record holder for most tonnage ever carried by one vessel....
by hayhugh
August 20, 2023, 4:30 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Vessel with largest tonnage record???
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Vessel with largest tonnage record???

Years in service and Capacity of vessel - Which of the following: Cort, Clark, Anderson, Calaway or Munson would have carried the most tonnage up to this date?
by hayhugh
August 13, 2023, 6:24 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Ryerson….Again
Replies: 6
Views: 1856

Re: Ryerson….Again

So? Is she in Superior???