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by GreatLaker
March 31, 2024, 10:57 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: American spirit
Replies: 5
Views: 1102

Re: American spirit

Anchored in the lower St Marys River all day Sunday.
by GreatLaker
March 12, 2024, 9:12 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: New Algoma Vessel
Replies: 5
Views: 1027

Re: New Algoma Vessel

Found this on line
by GreatLaker
February 13, 2024, 10:58 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: ss badger
Replies: 9
Views: 1828

Re: ss badger

You do know they has a dock collapse last year, right? And it is being rebuilt. Opening day is up to the contractor doing the work. Lake Michigan car ferry has set a date likely based on information from the contractor. But if they're done early, great. They will open early. The Badger people are do...
by GreatLaker
December 23, 2023, 3:54 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: JRB &PRT off Alpena
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Re: JRB &PRT off Alpena

JRB has resumed her upbound trip. PRT is heading in to Thunder Bay at a slow speed.
by GreatLaker
December 15, 2023, 12:09 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Rensselaer Photo Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: Rensselaer Photo Question

William J. Taylor was born at Buffalo, New York, in 1882, to Henry and Charlotte Taylor. His father was employed in a ship chandlery business there and this early association with ships influenced the young Taylor and led to his lifetime interest and employment in these vessels When he was 14, he si...
by GreatLaker
November 26, 2023, 11:28 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Christmas Card Gallery 2023
Replies: 6
Views: 3469

Re: Christmas Card Gallery 2023

Because the person posting the cards will be at the Ann Arbor address until Dec 9. After that he will be at PO Box 68 address
by GreatLaker
November 24, 2023, 9:57 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: christmas card gallery
Replies: 1
Views: 845

Re: christmas card gallery

Gallery page has been created. Thanks for the reminder.
by GreatLaker
November 23, 2023, 9:44 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 1
Views: 980

Re: Thanksgiving

From the menus I've seen posted on Facebook, there is still a lot of pride in many galleys!
by GreatLaker
October 29, 2023, 8:10 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Sad!
Replies: 10
Views: 2661

Re: Sad!

As a regular visitor the maritime center I question their numbers. Seems busier than they say. Jim Acheson died, it was his project. The foundation can get a ton of money for the land so why not. Hello condos!
by GreatLaker
October 15, 2023, 9:00 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: reduced posting
Replies: 15
Views: 2154

Re: reduced posting

A great deal of effort was put into saving what was on the old site, There were thousands of photos there. The volunteers have done a excellent job, in my humble opinion.
by GreatLaker
October 12, 2023, 7:27 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Anglian Lady
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Re: Anglian Lady

She was on the Purvis Marine drydock above the locks all summer. She just recently returned to her home dock and is tucked back in the slip with the other tugs.
by GreatLaker
October 6, 2023, 1:24 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: ss norisle
Replies: 11
Views: 2303

Re: ss norisle

Either that or for weather. Maybe both. There's a nor'wester coming in
by GreatLaker
October 4, 2023, 7:06 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Looking for any onfo on Waino Emil Maki
Replies: 0
Views: 884

Looking for any onfo on Waino Emil Maki

Waino Emil Maki who sailed on the Herbert Jackson for Interlake Company, during the 1960's - 1970's.
by GreatLaker
September 20, 2023, 2:12 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Wilfred Sykes
Replies: 15
Views: 2486

Re: Wilfred Sykes

From another page: They were loading coal that was brought down by truck from Marquette. They are taking it to Green Bay.
by GreatLaker
September 18, 2023, 9:48 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Stewart J. Cort on Monday
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Re: Stewart J. Cort on Monday

Yes they had a company meeting. However working out an unspecified mechanical issue right now. Nothing major.
by GreatLaker
September 18, 2023, 8:35 am
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Coast Guard vessels
Replies: 1
Views: 751

Re: Coast Guard vessels

Cutter Olympics
by GreatLaker
September 8, 2023, 7:57 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Birgit Knutsen
Replies: 5
Views: 1641

Re: Birgit Knutsen

Algoluna name not found at Canada Transport website. Marine Traffic has her still under the flag of Malta and named Birgit Knutsen but owned by Algoma. She is currently bound for Nanticoke.
by GreatLaker
August 30, 2023, 7:34 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Philip R. Clarke Pilothouse Photo Question
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: Philip R. Clarke Pilothouse Photo Question

To catch drips from leaks where wiring or plumbing is run through the overhead.
by GreatLaker
August 30, 2023, 7:31 pm
Forum: Information Search
Topic: Tecumseh Hatch Arrangement
Replies: 3
Views: 968

Re: Tecumseh Hatch Arrangement

It has MacGregor hatches, which do not require a crane because they fold at the end of the hatch.