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James Norris in ballast on the St. Marys River at the Soo
in the 1970's. Roger LeLievre

(tug) leaving the lakes in 1974. Rene Beauchamp
underway in the St. Marys River. Jim Hoffman 
assisted by the "G" tug Tennessee backing away from the C.&O. Coal Docks after loading a coal cargo. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery.

Historical Perspectives Gallery
in the Lake Huron Cut, 1964. John Vournakis

Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history.
(former Richelieu) being painted Algoma colors at Welland, ON, Sept. 18, 1994. John McCreery

Collection of photos & history.
loading grain at Toledo between 1987 & 1989. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history
Collection of photos & history.

Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history.

Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history.
on the Calumet River in S. Chicago, Nov. 1962. William Lafferty
at the Parrish & Heimbecker Elevator, Thunder Bay, ON on July 19, 1994. Tom Stewart

at Indiana Harbor, IN. Jacob Northrup
Collection of photos & history.
on the St. Clair River, 1960. Emory A. Massman Jr.

William H. Newcomb, from the John Garniss collection.
Historical Perspectives Gallery.
(tug) on the Rouge River, 1979. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
Collection of photos & history.
Historical Perspectives Gallery
at E. Chicago, IN after a winter trip in Dec., 1974. Lou Gerard Sr., Lou Gerard collection
at Whiting, IN., 1979. Rudi Rabe

at the American Ship Building Company yard undergoing repairs in 1980. The vessel in the drydock behind her is the Elton Hoyt 2nd being converted to a self unloader. Jim Hoffman
in the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal, May 4, 1975. Gary Clark

on the Detroit River, Oct. 23, 1982. James E. Morris - 2007 calendar
Collection of photos & history.

on the Welland Canal, 1982. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
underway from the 1995 Calendar. Halstead J. Jackson
Historical Perspectives Gallery

in tow in the Maumee River, OH, Jan. 1996. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
Murray Bay, Parker Evans, Franquelin and Helen Evans fight spring ice at dusk above Nine Mile Point in the St. Mary's River. In a few weeks, the Stewart J. Cort would make its maiden voyage and everything on the lakes would change. Roger LeLievre
sailing upbound the Maumee River. She operated in Toledo for several years before being sold and leaving Toledo. Jim Hoffman
unloading passengers from Cleveland at Detroit's city parknext to the J.W. Westcott Co. dock, 1963. .  Hartland Smith, William Hoey collection
underway 1962. Keith Gale. (courtesy Stuart Evans)

at the Cargill Pool Elevator in Buffalo May 1997. Brian Wroblewski
unloading ore at the Interlake Iron Company Dock (Toledo Furnace). In 1976 she was renamed Samuel Mather (6). She was sold for scrap in Sept. 1987 and arrived at Aliaga, Turkey on June 20th 1988 where scrapping was completed on her by Oct. 1988. Jim Hoffman
(car ferry) departing her namesake port. William Forsythe collection

  at Fort William, Ont. 1962. William J. Luke
(tug) on Western Lake Erie. Rudi Rabe Collection
passing Mission Point in the St. Marys River while in Pioneer Steamship colors prior to 1961. Ron Beaupre collection
loading coal at the C&O #3 coal dock. Jim Hoffman
starts the trip up the Cuyahoga River with the tug Texas in attendance. Tom Manse collection
in the 1970's. Rudi Rabe

passing the Soo, Oct. 1972. Roger LeLievre
maneuvering in Duluth.  Gene Onchulenko
heading down river from the Cherry Street Bridge. She just finished loading a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
being towed down the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge after loading a grain cargo at one of the Elevators upriver. Jim Hoffman
(Cuyahoga) Collection of photos & history

  

upbound the St. Marys River, July 9, 1991. Jeff & Greg Barber
at Thunder Bay's Manitoba Pool #3 elevators, Dec. 18, 1982. Tom Stewart
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
, the "Flying Dutchman" of the Lakes, tows the 4-masted barge Minnedosa into Port Colborne. They were sunk in 1902 and 1905 respectively. William Forsythe collection
handling the bow end of the J.R. Sensibar tow. Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives page.

on the Kam River, 1961. Edward J. Morris.
in the Welland Canal circa 1960. John McCreery
entering the Duluth Ship Canal, early 1960's. Edwin C. Carlson from the Carl Fredericks collection

prior to 1957. Dick Lund collection
Collection of photos & history
at Cleveland, August 1, 1980. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
downbound the St. Clair River as viewed from the Bluewater Bridge, Oct. 23, 1986. Marc Dease

at Toledo, 1980's. Jim Hoffman
unloading at the General Mills Frontier Elevator, Buffalo in 1992. . Brian Wroblewski
on Maumee Bay. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history
upbound at the Soo. Peter B. Warden Sr. Collection

in Lake St. Clair September, 1973 - 1995 Calendar
Lackawanna Slip, an aerial view from the 1950's showing a number of lake boats, bridge crane and unloading Huletts. Brian Wroblewski
loading at the Cargill elevators, Sarnia, ON, April 18, 1985. Marc Dease

underway. Jim Luke
in Lake Erie's Maumee Bay, 1984. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar

at Midstates Jim Hoffman
  Collection of photos and history.
Historical Perspectives Gallery
. This postcard shows the "Houghton Blockade" at the Soo. It lasted from September 5-10, 1899. The whalebacks shown left to right are "118", "105" and the E. B. Bartlett were among close to a hundred others stopped by the sunken freighter downstream.  William Forsythe collection

Tony Paquette Collection
downbound the St. Marys River, Aug. 1978. Roger LeLievre
Tony Paquette Collection
Collection of photos and history.

underway.  H. Jackson
Tony Paquette Collection

tied up. by Gilles de Villers
and Sugar Islander ferry at Mission point during April, 1973.
on Lake St. Clair in 1964. John Vournakis
at Ecorse, MI. Photograph was taken on 2/22/99 by Joe Barr
at the Hocking Valley Dock.   . Jim Hoffman

Collection of photos & history
Historical Perspectives Gallery

(tug) 2001 Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
downbound in Whitefish Bay in the spring of 1979 or 1980. by P.Schultz
underway, by James R. Hoffman
arriving for winter lay-up at the Hocking Valley Dock. She was finished as an operational carrier for the Cleveland Cliffs Fleet. She remained at this dock site for several years before she was sold to the City of Toledo for use as a museum ship where she now serves today at the City Docks across from downtown Toledo. Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives page.

Breech, Ernest R. Collection of photos & history.
in the Welland Canal during the official opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway,1959. Jim Parker collection courtesy of Jim Gallacher
at Toronto, ON, 1961. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
at Port Colborne, ON, Nov. 26, 1988. John McCreery
downbound the Detroit River at Belle Isle, June 30, 1979. . Rudi Rabe

at the Lakefront Docks. At the time of this picture she had been sold by the Columbia Transportation Company to what is now the Upper Lakes Towing Company. She was being converted to a barge during this time frame note the color scheme that this fleet first used on there vessels. Jim Hoffman
combination self-unloading/crane ship underway in 1975. J.R. Hoffman
above the locks.
with tug Olive L. Moore at Zug Island in the 1980's. Rudi Rabe
Collection of photos and history

on the St. Marys River in 1986. Jim Luke
inbound C&O Coal Docks, Toledo in 1977. Jim Hoffman

(tug) at Sodus Point, NY prior to delivery to Superior, WI. 1965. Wesley R. Harkins
on the St. Marys River in 1962. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar

grounding and sinking. William H. Newcomb, from the John Garniss collection.
aground on Badgeley Island in Georgian Bay. R. Walker Collection
on the Detroit River, 1960. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
(American Fortitude) Collection of photos & history
unloading coal at Reiss Coal Dock # 2, Ashland, WI in the 1950's. Chris Mazzella

  

unloading at Marquette. Tom Manse, from the collection.
hauling a deck load of autos. Les Weston
at the Soo, 1974. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
Collection of photos and history.
(Myron C. Taylor) Collection of photos and history.

Ice covered decks in 1966. T. Naykki
upbound the Maumee River as a straight decker loaded with ore. She will be heading for the old Cargill grain elevator for temporary lay-up due to a strike called by the various sailors unions in 1982. She will spend several weeks in layup at this dock site. Jim Hoffman
heading downriver after loading a grain cargo at one of the grain elevators in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives photo gallery.
crane ship on the Rouge River, 1966. Halstead J. Jackson
downbound Port Huron, 1988.
with the old tug Patricia Hoey upbound the Maumee River headed for one of the Elevators to load grain. Jim Hoffman
underway on Lake St. Clair in 1991. Skip Meier.
at Longueuil, Quebec in 1989. Rene Beauchamp
at Marquette's upper harbor, April, 1988. Rod Burdick

Collection of photos & history.
New collection of photos & updated history coming soon.
Collection of photos & history
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history
Collection of photos & history.

Collection of photos & history.
. Scott Misener Collection.
sailing up the Buffalo River, date unknown. Brian Wroblewski

in 1959, Detroit River. From our 1999 Calendar featuring photographs from Edward J. Morris.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery

underway and docked, Harold F. Keller, from the Roger LeLievre collection.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
Scott Misener Collection
from the Toledo Hi-Level Bridge while tied up at the City Dock waiting for a berth at one of the grain elevators to load. Jim Hoffman
downbound the Maumee River from the Craig Bridge. She just finished loading grain at one of the elevators upriver. Jim Hoffman
loading grain at the Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
underway. from the Roger LeLievre collection.
, onboard her delivery trip from Ecorse to Quebec City in 1986. William J. Luke
on Lake St. Clair, 1981. Rudi Rabe

on the St. Clair River, September 28, 1982. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
& F.A. Johnson in Detroit April, 1994. Wayne Garrett
 Collection of photos & history.
(tug) at the Soo in July, 1976. Roger LeLievre

at the CSL passenger terminal in Toronto. 1954. Capt. William A. Hoey
upbound the lower St. Marys River, July 1971. Roger LeLievre
upbound the Welland Canal above Lock 1, Oct. 30, 1983. Marc Dease
inbound Maumee Bay heading upbound the Maumee River to load a grain cargo at one of the elevator complexes.  Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos  history.

underway. William Hoey Sr.
at the C&O dock, Toledo in the late 1970's. Jim Hoffman
in the C&O Docks frog pond area awaiting there fate. Jim Hoffman
downbound the St. Clair River as seen from the Bluewater Bridge, Nov. 23, 1985. Marc Dease
downbound the Livingston Channel 1981. Rudi Rabe

Historical Perspectives page.
at Mackinaw City, MI in 1962. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
, August 1955. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
towing a log raft at Port Arthur, 1962. William J. Luke
From .
- Great Lakes Ships We Remember Vol. I
at Ludington, MI. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar

awaiting conversion in Muskegon. 10/03/97 Mark Howell
entering Kewaunee, WI 1975. Andy LaBorde
entering Frankfort, Michigan March, 1970 - 1993 Calendar
Historical Perspectives Gallery
at Port Stanley, ON, 1926. Don Boone

in 1959 on the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway above Eisenhower Lock. William J. Luke
on the Detroit River, July 20, 1974. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar

, at the Soo, 1989. Mike Nicholls
Historical Perspectives Gallery

in the lower St. Marys River, 1971. John Vournakis - 1992 Calendar.
at Marquette, MI, 1989. Rod Burdick
boats tied up for winter lay-up in Buffalo's outer harbor in the 1950's. The Cliffs boats from the left are Marquette, Champlain, Frontenac and William G. Mather. The 2 at the far left are unidentified Wilson boats. Brian Wroblewski

Historical Perspectives photo gallery
passing the Hochelaga in the Detroit River. From the .
Collection of photos and history.
arriving at the Consumer's dock, St. Joseph, MI, July 2, 1984. Herman Phillips
underway on the St. Clair River 9/9/89. Skip Meier
docked in Rogers City, MI.  Rod Burdick
at the Consolidated Dock getting ready to unload a salt cargo. Transfer vessel W.C. Richardson is in the background. Jim Hoffman
Amherstberg Channel, Detroit River, August, 1963 - 1996 Calendar
underway, November 1961 Skip Meier Collection
at the Bob-Lo Island dock, 1962. Capt. William A. Hoey
Collection of photos & history.
on Lake St. Clair, 1982. Jacob Northup collection
in the Welland Canal in 1970. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
on the Rouge River, Sept. 19, 1984. James H. Jackson - 2009 Calendar
underway, by James R. Hoffman
in Erie Sand Fleet colors outbound Maumee Bay. She has just finished loading a coal cargo at the C&O Coal Docks. Jim Hoffman
in Erie Sand Fleet colors loading a coal cargo at the C&O #2 Dock.Jim Hoffman
in Boland-Cornelius colors upbound from the Cherry Street Bridge with a load of salt bound for the City Docks. The S.T. Crapo is in the background at the Huron Cement Docks. Jim Hoffman
with the Roger Blough under construction. The American Shipbuilding yard, Lorain OH 1972.
with the J.W. Westcott II on the Detroit River, May 11, 1977. James E. Morris

& Sharon at the City docks getting ready for Spring fitout. Jim Hoffman
at fit out while at the City Docks. Jim Hoffman
in 1952. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar

as "Stubby" in the Welland Canal.  A.F. Sagon - King
inbound the Maumee River, August 2002. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
inbound the Maumee River, August 2002. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
unloading ore at the Interlake Iron Company Dock (Toledo Furnace) when this facility was fully operational.  Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
Historical Perspectives Gallery
on Lake Huron, 1989. Skip Meier
on the St. Clair River, 1964. Emory A. Massman
(Collection of photos & history)

  

loading at North Western Ore Dock, Ashland, WI in the 1950's. Chris Mazzella
Collection of photos & history
entering the Duluth Ship Canal May 3, 1959, the first "salty" to arrive after the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Edwin C. Carlson from the Carl Fredericks collection
circa 1962 at Rose Terrace, Grosse Point, MI. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
shown in Monaco April 20, 2008, now a charter yacht on the Mediterranean. Capt. William Hoey
's stack displaying the Wilson Marine Transit Co. logo in 1971. Roger LeLievre

upbound in Lock 4 of the Welland Canal, 1987. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
in 1987. Rene Beauchamp
(1) delivering a load of coal to Marysville Power Plant in 1948. John R. Decator Jr. Collection
& tug Shannon on the Rouge River October, 1981 from the 1993 Calendar
, on her 1986 tow off the Lakes to the cutter's torch
at the Amship yard undergoing repairs. Jim Hoffman
(bumboat)
headed upbound the Maumee River for the vessels moored at the grain elevators. Jim Hoffman
unloading salt at the City Dock Jim Hoffman
inbound Maumee Bay with a load of sand bound for the Huron Cement Docks in 1971.  Jim Hoffman
underway in the Welland Canal, 6/63. Skip Meier Collection.
underway.  Gene Onchulenko
in 1976 at Duluth. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
(tug) at the Soo, July 1980. Roger LeLievre

towing the Irvin L. Clymer at Rogers City in 1962. John Vournakis
icebreaking in the Detroit River, 1970. Capt. William A. Hoey
on the lower Detroit River in 1973. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
towing the tug Wm. A. Whitney by the Soo, July 1975. Roger LeLievre
in 1955. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
in the 1940's. Gerald E. Murray collection courtesy of Keith Miller
Elbert H. Gary, George C. Crawford, Tomas F. Cole and William B. Schiller. John Vournakis
Historical Perspectives page.

underway. From the Thomas Manse Collection
in the fog, July 1975. Roger LeLievre

  

on the Welland Canal, 1961. Edward J. Morris
departing Duluth. The Luke Collection
(tug) working at Nicholson's slip in Ecorse, MI.  From the Sid Ferriss Collection courtesy Wade Streeter
at Two Harbors, 1976 John Vournakis
, Interlake Steamship Co., Sept. 3, 1923, at Two Harbors, MN. Martin Pickands collection
(Photo taken by Henry S. Pickands, founder of Pickands, Mather & Co. and his young son, James Pickands II.)
making smoke in the late 1960's. Roger LeLievre
on Lake St. Clair, May 19, 1992. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
From Great Lakes Ships We Remember Vol. III
towing the barge Alexander Holley. William H. Newcomb, from the John Garniss collection.
in the Welland Canal. Rudi Rabe
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
, Robert J. Paisley, Norman P. Clement, Assiniboia, Montcalm in Sarnia, 1968 Emory A. Massman
upbound from the Craig Bridge bound for one of the Elevators upriver to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
in 1976 on the St. Clair River. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar

underway Detroit River, August 1965. by Skip Meier
at Port Huron, MI, 1972 after a collision with the Sydney E. Smith. Rudi Rabe
St. Marys River, Aug. 1975, showing evidence of a collision. Roger LeLievre
aground near the Mid States Elevator complex. Several hours later she was freed with no apparent damage. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history
on the St. Clair River, 1964. Emory A. Massman

  

above the Soo locks in the late 1970's. Tom Manse from the Roger LeLievre collection
at Point Edward, ON 1980. Dick Wicklund
being towed downriver by the "G" tug Pennsylvania. She just finished loading a grain cargo and will be headed for a St Lawrence River port to unload returning back to the Lakes with a high grade iron ore cargo that was loaded at a Canadian Seaway port. Jim Hoffman
at the Soo Locks in the mid 1960's. From the Tom Manse collection courtesy of Roger LeLievre

loading at Superior WI, summer 1970. Picture is taken from the top of the stack on the Cliffs Victory. Chris Hagen
upbound at Detroit in October 1965 after sale to Misener Transportation. Emory Massman
passing Mission Point in 1971. Len Barr
underway in the 1920's. Steve Haverty Collection
(tug) at dock. William H. Newcomb, from the John Garniss collection.
with 'G' tug Laurence L. Turner (right) docked at the Soo, Oct. 1972. Roger LeLievre
on the Detroit River, 1981. Wayne Garrett
at the Soo, May 1980. Dick Wicklund
outbound Toledo in the late 1970's. Jim Hoffman
at Fort William, ON, 1959. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
Collection of photos & history.

Collection of Photos
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
Collection of photos
at Cleveland, OH, 1961. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
Rouge River 1979. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
being overtaken by the Edward L. Ryerson, July 29, 1971. Roger LeLievre
on the Detroit River. Lorraine Morrill
inbound Maumee Bay bound for the Lakefront Coal Docks to load a coal cargo. Jim Hoffman
loading coal at the Lakefront #2 Coal dock.  Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Collection of photos & history.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
St. Mary's River, December, 1980 - 1996 Calendar
& J. A. W. Iglehart, Neebish Rock Cut, St. Marys River June 20, 1981. Dick Wicklund

in the St. Marys River. 1965. John Vournakis
, Rouge River, 1984. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
Collection of photos & history
underway Maumee River, Toledo Ohio. by James R. Hoffman
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
Collection of photos & history.
upbound the St. Marys River on a calm morning in May, 1974. Roger LeLievre
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
(see Algoriver)
Collection of photos & history
headed downriver from the Cherry Street Bridge. she just finished loading a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.

Collection of photos & history
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in heavy seas on Lake Superior in l966. Capt. R. Metz
Collection of photos and history.

  

towing the Nordale in the Rouge, 1978. Halstead J. Jackson
, Detroit River 1983. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar

at Fort William, ON in November, 1962. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
in 1986. Rene Beauchamp
at Sorel, Quebec in 1985. Rene Beauchamp
on the St. Clair River, 1962. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
passing Mission Point in the late 1960s. From the Tom Manse collection courtesy Roger LeLievre.
at Port Colborne, ON, 1977. Rudi Rabe
in the Welland Ship Canal, April 29, 1982. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
with the tug Patricia Hoey upbound the Maumee River, Toledo, OH to load grain, 1986. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
in the Welland Canal, 1982. Rudi Rabe
Collection of photos.
in Mohawk colors at Prescott, ON in the spring of 1958. John McCreery
in Quebec & Ontario Transportation colors in the Welland Canal, Apr. 22, 1983. John McCreery
at the Ford Coal Dock on the Rouge River, November 1964.
James H. Jackson - 2009 Calendar
on the St. Clair River, 1965. Emory A. Massman
unloading in Duluth, 1958. Wesley R. Harkins
upbound in the MacArthur Lock, Sept. 1972. Roger LeLievre

downbound Lake St. Clair, 1977. Rudi Rabe
& Joseph H. Frantz, Great Northern Railway ore docks, Allouez, WI in November, 1959 - 1997 Calendar
at American Shipbuilding Jim Hoffman
and Walter G. Mather laid up at Toledo, OH in the late 1970's. Rudi Rabe
in the Welland Canal, July 1, 1968. James H. Jackson - 2009 Calendar
at fitout. Jim Hoffman

working with the tug Virginia, October 1980. Mark Cowles

  

Collection of photos & history
in 1954. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
(tug) towing the J.R. Sensibar up the Maumee River. The Sensibar will eventually be placed in drydock at the Shipyard. The Sensibar was just sold to the Johnstone Shipping Company and when she came off the drydock she was renamed Conallisson.Jim Hoffman
in 1978. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
in 1986 after being blown aground during a storm at Minnesota Point, Duluth, MN. Duane Holsen
Historical Perspectives Gallery
downbound the St. Marys River at Nine Mile Point, July 1978. Roger LeLievre

on the Maumee River, 1979. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
on the St. Marys River, 1981. Rudi Rabe
in the Welland Canal, Sept. 19, 1976. James H. Jackson - 2009 Calendar
at Thunder Bay. Oct. 17, 1977. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar
in Oct., 1978. Roger LeLievre
on the Calumet River in S. Chicago loading coal, Sept. 1963 (W.E. Fitzgerald astern). William Lafferty

unloading salt in the early seventies at the City Dock in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
followed by the H. Lee White inbound Maumee Bay. Both vessels are headed for the Lakefront and C&O Coal Docks respectively. The Henry Ford II is seen outbound Maumee Bay she just finished loading a coal cargo at the C&O Coal Docks. Jim Hoffman
upbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge heading for the salt dock to unload her cargo of road salt. Jim Hoffman
loading coal at the C&O #3 Coal Dock, with the Ben W. Calvin at the #2 Dock waiting to load. Jim Hoffman
at the Hans Hansen Dock undergoing repairs. Jim Hoffman
approaching the Lakefront Coal Docks to load a coal cargo. Jim Hoffman
in 1974 on Lake Erie. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar

Historical Perspectives Gallery
in the St. Marys River, 1961. On charter to Columbia.1991 William J. Luke
lay-up at the Naval Armory area of Bayview Park, Toledo, Dec. 1973. Jim Hoffman

aground the St. Clair River June, 1977.  Rudi Rabe

loading grain at the Midstates Elevator. Hindman has just purchased her from the National Steel Fleet. She formerly sailed as Matthew Andrews. This was her first trip under her new name. Jim Hoffman
loading grain at Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
at Midstates Elevator (note the smoke) getting ready to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
loading grain at Lake Calumet, S. Chicago, IL, Nov. 1977. Lou Gerard Sr.
loading a grain cargo at the Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
at Port Arthur Ship Building, 1959. William J. Luke
is going through spring fitout at the Lakefront Docks. She would be out sailing several days later. Notice the Hulett ore unloaders to the right of the vessel.  Jim Hoffman
and Simcoe at Thunder Bay, 1981. Dick Wicklund
at Thunder Bay, 1981. Dick Wicklund

in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in the Welland Canal, 1959. William J. Luke
and the Ashcroft at the Soo in 1965. Chuck Franz
at her launching at Collingwood, August 4, 1949. Lisa Pratt

which just arrived at the C&O Docks "Frog Pond" area for her final layup. she would sit here for several years before being sold off for
scrap.
Jim Hoffman
under tow of the John Ericsson. William H. Newcomb, the John Garniss collection.
on the St. Marys River in the 1970's. Roger LeLievre

underway, by James Hoffman
loading its first cargo at Allouez, Wi. 1960. Wesley R. Harkins
passing through the Soo locks, Roger LeLievre Collection
after a collision with the salty Navshipper in 1972. (series) John P. Havican
Mark Thompson
and barge John Fritz 1961, St. Mary's River. From the 1999 Calendar
(Great Lakes Maritime Academy training tug) making port at the Soo, Sept. 1972. Roger LeLievre
from the 1992 calendar by John Vournakis
NYC+S+L ceremony welcoming the new electric 17-ton Hulletts by Wellman. Huron, Ohio 1950. J.D. Burger. From member
Jay Williams' Big Four Graphics
at work in Cleveland. Library of Congress
at Zug Island, 1978. Capt. William A. Hoey
and Paul H. Carnahan laid up along the Detroit River, Aug. 17, 1985. Violet Bostwick

carferry on the Detroit River, 1965. Capt. William A. Hoey
at the CSX Dock "Frog Pond" awaiting her fate Jim Hoffman
Lightship on station. - 1991 Calendar
on the St. Marys River, August 18, 1972. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar

Collection of photos & history.
scrap tow in the Welland Canal April 22, 1988 with lead tug Glenside.  with tug W.N. Twolan. John McCreery

backing away from the C.&O. Coal Docks after loading coal. Jim Hoffman

  

in 1926. 150 ships were frozen in below the locks and it took 3 weeks to free all but 26 vessels.
Collection of photos & history.
downbound at Mission Point, Apr. 18, 1971. Roger LeLievre
underway. David R. E. Cliff.
Historical Perspectives Gallery

Reverend Peter Van der Linden.
in lay-up at Muskegon in 1956. A steel strike sent the ships to the wall. Marc Vander Meulen Collection
underway. Capt. R. Metz
, Thomas E. Millsop and Clarence B. Randall in lay-up at Superior, 1964. Wesley R. Harkins
in 1973 arriving at Escanaba. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
in the Soo Locks, late 1800's early 1900's from a turn-of-the-century glass plate negative. Stephen P. Upham III collection
in the Welland Canal, Aug. 22, 1965. James H. Jackson - 2009 Calendar
on the Detroit River, 1976. Donald Dube, John van der Doe collection

  

Collection of photos & history.
at Connors Creek, 1963. Capt. William A. Hoey
passing Port Huron 1985. Cy Hudson
unloading on the Keweenaw Waterway,  September 1968. R. M. Maki
, St. Lawrence River, 1987. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
on fire at the Total Petroleum dock along the Saginaw River, Bay City, MI, Sept. 16, 1990. Aerial views & . . Todd Shorkey collection

  

(tug) at Fort William, ON. 1959. Edward J. Morris
(USCG) at Toledo Coast Guard Station during Operation Coal Shovel. She would escort coal boats from Toledo to Detroit and back to Toledo during the winter months. Usually one or two freighters would operate in this trade during the winter months. The Kaw operates today as the Roger Stahl. Jim Hoffman
underway St. Marys River, 9/64. Skip Meier Collection.
, Detroit Fire Boat in the Detroit River. Bill Hoey.
in Lock 8 in the late 1950's. Ron LaDue is seen in the foreground photographing the ship. Avery LaDue.
in the Rouge River. Bill Hoey
From
underway. Len Barr

loading coal at the C&O #2 Dock during the late sixties. Jim Hoffman
downbound the Detroit River in July, 1980 for Lorain, OH and the American Shipbuilding Co. with a deck load of "footer" cabins for the hull of the William J. De Lancey.  .  Paul  C. LaMarre Jr. courtesy of Paul C. LaMarre III

, Cleveland, 1982. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
Collection of photos & history.
unloading at the PRR ore dock, Cleveland, OH, June 12, 1988. Allen Seremak
downbound at Port Huron 1990. Rod Burdick
in the St. Clair River Cutoff Channel, July 26, 1991. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar

towed past Lighthouse Point in Buffalo. Brian Wroblewski
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history

  

& tug Nebraska in Cleveland 9/61. Skip Meier Collection
at Toledo 1980. Jim Hoffman
loading a grain cargo at the Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
on the Welland Canal 1971. Rene Beauchamp
in the Lower Detroit River, 1940's. Rudi Rabe
downbound the Welland Canal in Lock 7, Oct.15, 1982. John McCreery
upbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge bound for one of the elevators to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
loading a grain cargo at the Mid States Elevator. Jim Hoffman
upbound the Maumee River bound for Toledo's Kuhlman Dock to unload sand, Apr. 1981. Jim Hoffman
owned by Erie Sand Fleet inbound Maumee Bay with a load of sand bound for the Nicholson Sand Dock just south of the I 280 bridge in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
underway, Jim Luke.
, Lorain, Ohio. 1981. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
, June 1955. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar

heading downbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge. She has just finished loading a grain cargo at one of the Elevators upriver.  Jim Hoffman
behind Peach Island in the 1970's. Rudi Rabe
preparing to load grain at the Midstates grain Elevator. Jim Hoffman
heading downbound the Maumee River approaching the Cherry Street Bridge. She just finished loading a grain cargo and is now bound for a Canadian Port to unload her cargo. Jim Hoffman
upbound the Welland Canal exiting Lock 1, July 10, 1983. . John McCreery
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Historical Perspectives Gallery

downbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge. She just finished loading grain at one of the Elevators upriver. Jim Hoffman
with the bumboat "Deweys" alongside loading a grain cargo at the Midstates Elevator. The grain cargo will be going out the Seaway and she will return back to the Lakes with a load of high grade ore loaded at a Seaway port. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.

Historical Perspectives Gallery
in the St. Marys River, 1966. John Vournakis - 1992 Calendar
under way off Lorain, OH prior to 1978. Robert Kramer
on the Detroit River in the 1960's. Rudi Rabe
stern view. Rudi Rabe

downbound after unloading at Algoma Steel.  Roger LeLievre

  

assisting with the St. Clair River ice jam in 1984. Rudi Rabe collection
in the white hull color scheme outbound Maumee Bay bound for her next port of call. Jim Hoffman
when painted white. Todd Davidson
as seen from the deck of the Algogulf stuck fast in the ice of Whitefish Bay, Mar. 27, 1988. Capt. Alain Gindroz
and CCGS Samuel Risley at Sarnia, ON Apr. 22, 2006; old friends have their last meeting. Bill Bird
in 1955. Capt. William A. Hoey
at Port Colborne, 1964.  John Vournakis
in 1969 above Lock 7, Welland Ship Canal. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in 1969. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
Collection of photos & history.
Historical Perspectives Gallery
at Thunder Bay. Dec. 16, 1978. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
New collection of photos & updated history coming soon.
Collection of photos & history
(formerly Kinsman's Peter Robertson) upbound Lock 7 in 1979 with shunters attached to the bow and stern. The Marinsal was chartered by the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority to take part in a feasibility study to shorten lock through time with the use of 2 powered shunters. Al Howard
Collection of photos & history.
(Corps of Engineers hopper dredge) at Green Bay pumpout, discharge pipeline connected. Bill Steel
St. Clair River, 1966. Emory A. Massman
Series showing a trip onboard in the early 1900's.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
on the Detroit River, May 11, 1977. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
and Robert Hobson at lay-up Dec. 1975. Lakefront coal docks, Toledo. J.R. Hoffman
during spring fitout at the Hocking Valley Dock. Several days later she would be out sailing. Jim Hoffman
loading coal at the C&O #3 Dock. Jim Hoffman
in 1973. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
(Middletown at left) leaves the Mac Lock. The Harry L. Allen is upbound in the background 1975. Roger LeLievre
arriving at the Soo on August 1, 1980. - 1989 Calendar
& Robert C. Stanley two way traffic under the Blue Water Bridge, 1962 - back cover of Ahoy & Farewell II
and Edward B. Greene laid up at Toledo, OH in the late 1970's. Rudi Rabe
Collection of photos & history
inbound at the Superior Front Channel in sub-zero weather, November 29, 1958 - 1997 Calendar
at Goderich, 1965. Halstead J. Jackson
Collection of photos & history
in 1988. Rene Beauchamp
underway, June 6, 1976. by Rene Beauchamp - 1998 Calendar
at Cleveland, 1978. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
  and Henry Steinbrenner in long term lay-up at the C&O Docks "Frog Pond" area waiting for business conditions to improve before they would sail again. Jim Hoffman
during happier times at the No.10 Dock in Ashtabula, OH. She was to be taken down along with her crew to the bottom of Lake Huron during the Big Storm of 1913. William Forsythe collection
Collection of photos & history
loading a grain cargo at Andersons Elevator. The grain cargo will be unloaded at Buffalo, New York. Jim Hoffman
& L. E. Block, at the Soo, 6-19-1981.
Dick Wicklund
entering Duluth, late 1970's / early 1980's. Steve Lawson
underway in 1962. Photo by Keith Gale. From Stuart Evans collection.
on the Detroit River, stern view. Rudi Rabe
in Aug., 1974. Roger LeLievre
sailing for American Steam Ship Company, getting ready to depart the salt docks near the Nicholson Sand Dock. She just finished unloading her salt cargo. This view was taken in 1976, note the Bi-Centennial emblems on the forward cabins of the vessel. Jim Hoffman
Scott Misener Collection
in the Welland Canal, 1954. Wesley R. Harkins
under construction at Lorain, Ohio by American Ship Building Company. September 28, 1926. From Edward J. Wingenroth collection.
inbound Maumee Bay with an ore cargo bound for the Lakefront Ore Dock.  Jim Hoffman

with the tug Tennessee heading upbound from the Cherry Street Bridge for the grain elevators to load grain. She was later sold to the Soo River Fleet and sailed for a very short time as Pierson Independent. Jim Hoffman
, Welland Canal, 1982. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
at Port Colborne, ON, April 30, 1982. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
passing Six Mile Point on the St. Marys River, June 1980. Roger LeLievre
in 1977. From the 2002 calendar featuring photos from Gene Onchulenko
(tanker) at the American Shipbuilding Company Yards in for repair work. Jim Hoffman
upbound the St. Marys River at Mission Point, Dec. 1971. Roger LeLievre
Collection of photos & history.
on the St. Clair River, 1969. Rev. Peter Vander Linden
in the Rouge River.  From the Sid Ferriss Collection courtesy Wade Streeter
in 1975.
upbound at Sault Ste. Marie with a cargo of coal bound for Algoma Steel in 1971. Roger LeLievre
as a straight decker approaching the C&O Ore Dock to unload ore pellets from Silver Bay, MN. Note the ice on the bow of the vessel. Jim Hoffman
in July, 1972. Roger LeLievre
Scott Misener Collection
underway 1962. By Keith Gale. (courtesy Stuart Evans)
. in June, 1978. Roger LeLievre
at Thunder Bay. Dec. 3, 1978. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
unloading at the Pennsylvania Rail ore dock, Cleveland, OH, Sept. 20, 1989. Allen Seremak
Collection of photos & history
in the St. Clair Flats, 1961. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Collection of photos & history.
downbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge after loading a grain cargo at one of the Elevators up river. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos and history.
Collection of photos and history.
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Historical Perspectives Gallery
entering the MacArthur Lock in 1969. Roger LeLievre
in 1964. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
underway. Chuck Franz
at the Soo locks decorated for the US Bicentennial, July 1976. T.R. McLagan is above the lock. Roger LeLievre
on the St. Clair River near Marysville, MI in 1954. Rob Butler collection
(see Canadian Provider)

  

, June 1963. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
breaking ice on the St. Marys River at Mission Point, Feb. 1974. Roger LeLievre
outbound Maumee Bay, Toledo, OH. Jim Hoffman
at the C&O Coal Dock waiting for a berth at one of the grain elevators located upriver. In this picture she was recently purchased from the National Steel Fleet her former name was the Thomas E. Millsop. Jim Hoffman
at Zug Island preparing to back into the old Rouge in the 1980's. Rudi Rabe
on the St. Clair River in 1961. Gordon Bugbee - 2004 Calendar
unloading at the Consumers Dock, St. Joseph, MI, May 3, 1989. Herman Phillips
loading coal at the Lakefront #2 Coal Dock at Toledo. Jim Hoffman
on a foggy day. Andy Laborde
about one month after the fire destroyed her forward cabins. Note the windows in the pilot house are broken out and the burn marks from the fire around these windows. She is at the Hans Hansen Dock eventually she will be taken to the drydock of Toledo Shipyard to have her cabins replaced and her self unloading system repaired. Jim Hoffman
loading grain at Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
wrecked in Lake Huron. Roger LeLievre Collection. A navigation error on November 19, 1966 sent the freighter aground on Thunder Bay Island Shoal in northern Lake Huron. A storm batter the ship against the shoal and it was declared a total loss. Today parts of the hull remain visible above the water.

Collection of photos & history.
in the Welland Canal. Terry McCullough
entering Duluth, MN in August, 1977. Marc Vander Meulen collection
approaching the C&O Coal Docks to load a coal cargo for Hamilton, Ontario delivery. Jim Hoffman
Gene Onchulenko
at Cleveland, OH, Aug. 28, 1978. Rudi Rabe

during spring fitout at the Hocking Valley Dock. Several days later she will be out sailing. Jim Hoffman
at dock. From the Thomas Manse Collection
at Mackinaw Island, 1963. William J. Luke
North and South American by Keith S. Gale from the Stuart Evans collection.

  

upbound the very muddy Maumee River from the Craig Bridge headed for one of the elevators to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
at Thunder Bay. Dec. 12, 1983. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
caught in the St. Clair River ice jam, 1984. Rudi Rabe
Collection of photos and history.
Collection of photos & history

unloading in Detroit 1989. Skip Meier
(2) on Lake St. Clair, Aug. 22, 1991. Skip Meier

in winter layup at the Toledo Overseas Docks in the late sixties. Jim Hoffman
downbound the Welland Canal's Lock 3 circa Sept. 1959. John McCreery
(supply boat) at the Soo in July 1972 with the approaching Roger Blough and an unidentified CSL vessel in the background. Roger LeLievre
at Duluth. Sept. 2, 1979. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
at the Soo, May 1980. Gene Wicklund
being towed from her long time layup berth in Duluth, MN - July, 1988.
underway in 1968. Rene Beauchamp
underway, June 1971. by Rene Beauchamp - 1998 Calendar.
downbound, July 16, 1971. Roger LeLievre
upbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge bound for one of the Elevators to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman

  

downbound the St. Clair River in the 1940's. Rudi Rabe collection
Collection of photos & history.
in the Upper St Mary's River, 1957. Bob Pocotte Collection
breaking through blue ice leaving Escanaba, MI, Feb. 1978. Jon Paul Michaels

, 1989. Rudi Rabe.
after a Milwaukee bridge dropped onto it in 1917.  Manistee County Historical Museum - Steve Harold
shown in this post card as a railcar ferry between 1902 and 1908. William Forsythe collection
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Historical Perspectives Gallery

loading at Buffalo, August 1952. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
, June 1955. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
Historical Perspectives Gallery
underway
upbound the St. Marys River, Aug. 1978. Roger LeLievre
smoking up a storm in June, 1974. Roger LeLievre
loading a grain cargo at the Midstates Elevator. This vessel was recently purchased by the Soo River Company from the Interlake Steamship Company Fleet. She sailed for many years for this fleet as the Charles M. Schwab. Note the early color scheme used by the Soo River Company on this vessel.  Jim Hoffman
in the Welland Canal, 1981. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar
underway, by James R. Hoffman
: Collection of photos.
Historical Perspectives Gallery

underway.  Gene Onchulenko
astern of her at the C.&O. Coal Docks Frog Pond area. The Pioneer was later towed out to Bay Shipbuilding Company at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin where she was converted over to a cement storage vessel. She is now known as the CTC No. 1 and is located in South Chicago. The Wilson eventually ended being scrapped overseas.  Jim Hoffman
at Port Colborne 1967
getting ready to load grain at the Midstates Elevator. Note the bumboat "Deweys" alongside her doing business with the ships crew. Jim Hoffman
headed downriver after loading a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
.
underway.  Gene Onchulenko
in 1975 in lower Lake Huron. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar

, on her tow off the Lakes to the cutter's torch. Gilles de Villers
passing Amherstberg in 1963. Capt. William A. Hoey
fit out in 1926. David Roy Collection
. David Roy Collection
in 1968. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
loading at Marquette, MI during the summer of 1989. Rod Burdick
Collection of photos & history
prior to renaming as the George M. Cox in 1933 (and demise May 27, 1933).  Skip Saum collection
in Columbia colors unloading salt at the salt dock in downtown Toledo. In 1974 she was renamed Robert C. Norton (2). Jim Hoffman

  

loading grain at Lake Calumet, S. Chicago, IL, Oct. 1977. Lou Gerard Sr.
tied up at the City Dock waiting to load grain at one of the Elevators upriver. Canadian Leader is seen in the background she is also waiting for a loading dock at one of the Elevators.  Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.
Collection of photos & history.

in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
inbound Toledo.  Rudi Rabe

  

(tall ship) visiting in 1976. During America's Bi-Centennial celebration the tall ship toured various ports on the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes. During August 1976 the Radich was at Toledo for several days, Tens of thousands of people toured the vessel while in port. In the first view we see her at the City Docks open for tours. She was launched in 1937 and is approximately 238 feet long, her compliment was 14 crew members with 88 cadets onboard during her visit. headed for her next port of call with the tug Pennsylvania. Jim Hoffman
approaches the Cherry Street Bridge outbound.   Jim Hoffman
. Writing on back of photo reads "the No 3 - 1 smoke stack was stuck on a cake of ice. Now they call her the Ice Cream Line." unknown date or photographer.
Historical Perspectives photo gallery.
leaving the Poe Lock downbound at the Soo, Sept. 1975. Lou Gerard Sr., Lou Gerard collection
underway, by James R. Hoffman
on the St. Marys River, August 8, 1974. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar

Historical Perspectives Gallery

on the Detroit River, 1963. Edward J. Morris
at the Soo in 1965. Halstead J. Jackson
on the Detroit River, 1965. John Vournakis
Rouge River, 1971. Capt. William A. Hoey

(barge) in Toledo. She was finished as an operational barge and was awaiting her scrap tow. Jim Hoffman
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Collection of photos.
at Alabaster, MI, Oct. 13, 1991. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
with the tug Wicklow at the Rouge short cut, 1986. Rudi Rabe

of the American Steamship Company loading coal at the C & O #3 coal machine. Jim Hoffman
approaching the Lakefront Ore Docks in Toledo in the early 1970's. Jim Hoffm
laid up at Toledo in the 1980's. Rudi Rabe
Collection of photos & history.
as a transfer vessel at the Wills Dock, Toledo in Oct., 1977. Jim Hoffman
on the St. Clair River, Aug. 1973. Terry McCullough
in the lower St. Lawrence River, 1964. John Vournakis
  in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
and Bantry Bay, Rouge River, 1984. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
& Tug Frederick T. Kellers in Toledo, May 1957. Skip Meier Collection.
image of vessel as breakwater, R. Jenkins
above the Welland Canal's Lock 8 at Port Colborne, ON, June 11, 1983. Marc Dease
downbound the St. Marys River, Aug. 8, 1985. Greg Barber
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in Two Harbors, MN. Bob Carlson Collection
  on the St. Clair River, 1962. William J. Luke
under way on the Detroit River between 1975 and 1980. Donald Dube, John van der Doe collection
backing away from the Consolidated Dock after unloading a salt cargo. The transfer vessel W. C. Richardson is in the background. Jim Hoffman

in 1973 on Lake St. Clair. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
(tug) in the St. Marys River in 1963. John Vournakis
in Kinsman colors loading coal at the C.&O. #3 Dock. She now sails as the David Z. Norton for the Oglebay Norton Fleet.  Jim Hoffman
in Kinsman colors outbound Maumee Bay 1973. Jim Hoffman
outbound the Rouge River at Gaelic's yard, 1970's. Rudi Rabe

at the C&O #3 Coal Dock. She has just finished loading a coal cargo and is getting ready to back away from the dock and will be outbound for her next port of call. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.
stern view at dusk, July 28, 1971. Roger LeLievre
Collection of photos and history.

  

Collection of photos & history
loading coal at the C&O #4 Dock.Jim Hoffman
outbound Maumee Bay 1978. Jim Hoffman

, now the Canadian flagged VSL Centurion, upbound the Detroit River off Grassy Island, Oct. 6, 2004. . Mike Nicholls
in 1990. Rene Beauchamp
downbound the Welland Canal below Lock 3, Apr. 30, 1987. Marc Dease
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
upbound the St. Clair River with coal at Port Huron in the 1960's. Jon Paul Michaels
at Point Edward, ON Aug. 29, 1986. . Dick Wicklund

Scott Misener Collection
upbound at Port Huron. Rod Burdick
at Lock 7, 1960. Edward J. Morris
Collection of photos & history.

in 1969. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
on the Rouge River in 1979. Paul C. LaMarre Jr.
in the black hull color scheme for the Erie Sand Steamship fleet. When this picture was taken she had recently purchased from the American Steamship Company Fleet. She and finished unloading a salt cargo at the City Docks and was proceeding down river photographed from the Cherry Street Bridge. Jim Hoffman
backing into the C&O Coal Docks to load a coal cargo.
She is in the Erie Sand Fleet color scheme. Jim Hoffman
(Erie Sand-green hull) getting ready to back into the C&O Coal Docks to load a coal cargo. Jim Hoffman
underway. J.R. Hoffman
(Museum Ship) ready for rechristening on July 1, 2011 at Toledo, OH, 100 years to the day of her original launch. Roger LeLievre
in Cleveland, 1967. Halstead J. Jackson
Gene Onchulenko
series featuring the 1940 Sailing Season
headed upbound the Maumee River passing through the Norfolk/Western railway bridge headed for the Interlake Iron Company Dock (Toledo Furnace) to unload ore. Jim Hoffman
night loading at the Cargill elevator at Sarnia, ON, Aug. 22, 1995. Marc Dease
with the Gaelic tug Galway Bay as they were headed to load grain. Jim Hoffman
in the St. Clair River Cutoff Channel, May 22, 1991. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
upbound the St. Clair River at Port Huron, MI, 1988. Rod Burdick
in 1978 on Lake Michigan. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
at Thunder Bay. May 2, 1984. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
upbound under tow of two "G" tugs passing through the Cherry Street Bridge bound for the grain elevators to load grain. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history
inbound on the Maumee River at Toledo, OH, June 1978. James Hoffman - 2010 Calendar

loading coal at the C&O #3 coal machine. Jim Hoffman
underway in the 1920's. Steve Haverty Collection
underway in the St. Marys River c 1959. Skip Meier Collection
Collection of photos and history.
upbound the Maumee River from the Cherry Street Bridge bound for one of the Elevators to load a grain cargo. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history
Colonel James M. Schoonmaker, William P. Snyder, Jr., Shenango, William P.Snyder and Wilpen. Photo taken in Buffalo some time between 1912 and 1925. Greg Hayden
in bound Maumee Bay headed for the C&O Coal Docks to load coal. Jim Hoffman
under stormy skies, Aug. 1978. Roger LeLievre
Collection of photos and history.

Canal Bulk Freighter. Rev. Peter Vander Linden.
under tow of the tug Pennsylvania headed upbound for the Midstates Elevator to load a grain cargo. She has been just sold to the Canadian Fleet Soo River Company and upon delivery will be renamed Judith M. Pierson.  Jim Hoffman
awaiting there fate at the C.&O. Coal Docks Frog Pond area. The Voyager was scrapped while the Silver Bay was sold to the Soo River Fleet and became the Judith M. Pierson.  Jim Hoffman
and Sylvania at the City Docks, Toledo, OH in the mid 1970's. Jim Hoffman
backing away from the C&O Coal Docks bound for her next port of call. Jim Hoffman
, underway in the Welland Canal. James R. Hoffman
on the Detroit River, from the Ambassador Bridge. John McCreery

Collection of photos & history
silhouette by a Lake St. Clair sunset in 1993. Skip Meier
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
up bound in the St. Marys River 1930’s. Rudi Rabe
on the Rouge River, 1985. Rudi Rabe

opens the shipping season at the Soo Locks in April, 1965.
 at the C.&O. Coal docks. She is now finished as an operational carrier and is awaiting her scrap tow.  Jim Hoffman
loading coal at the C&O # 3 coal. Jim Hoffman
downbound the Maumee River at Toledo, OH. Jim Hoffman
underway, by James R. Hoffman
in the Welland Canal, July 3, 1982.
sailing downbound the Maumee River with the tug Wyoming. She had just finished loading a grain cargo and is now bound for her next port of call in Canada. Jim Hoffman
Photo taken on the St. Clair River June, 1961 - 1994 Calendar
while she is blowing a salute. sound file of actual whistle.
in dry dock for a propeller replacement in 1962. By Keith Gale from the Stuart Evans collection.
in 1955 at Mackinac Island - By
in 1963 at Mackinac Island - By
in 1954 on the St. Clair River near Marysville, MI. Rob Butler collection

Collection of photos & history
: Historical Perspectives Gallery.
on Maumee Bay, 1991. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar

in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in 1964. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
, Welland Canal, 1978. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
at the Midstates Elevator loading grain. She was a salt water vessel that was purchased by the Upper Lakes Shipping Company in 1975. She was lengthened nearly 83 feet and renamed Canadian Navigator in 1980. She was converted to a self unloader in 1997 and is presently sailing. Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.

at the Soo Line Ore Dock, Ashland, WI, 1946. Donald Jensen photo, from the late Tom Stewart collection
at Marquette, Rod Burdick.
loading ore at Marquette, 1989. Rod Burdick

in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
loading coal at Toledo's CSX Coal Docks during 1990. Jim Hoffman
& Sewell Avery laid up at Superior, WI on May 9, 1985. John McCreery
at Cleveland, OH, June 1978. James E. Morris - 2007 Calendar
in the South Channel, St. Clair River, May 27, 1991. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
with tugs Miseford & John McLean (left) attempt to free the salty Marko Marulic aground near Nine Mile Point, Aug. 1978. Roger LeLievre

upbound from the Cherry Street Bridge headed to one of the grain elevators to load grain. (Windoc) Jim Hoffman
on Western Lake Erie. Rudi Rabe Collection
on the St. Marys River in 1973. Roger LeLievre
after striking the Port Robinson Bridge.
departing the C.O. # 3 coal dock at Toledo, OH. Jim Hoffman
on the Detroit River, 1987. Jim Jackson
departing Superior, Wisconsin on her last trip before she was retired. December 3, 1989
in 1967. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
& Charles C. West at the C&O Docks "Frog Pond" area awaiting there fate with the scrap yard.  Jim Hoffman
Collection of photos & history.
struck and sunk Oct. 14, 1966 in the Welland Canal between Allanburg and Port Robinson by salty Arthur Stove. Jon Paul Michaels & Brenton Michaels
during one of its crossings before the building of the bridge, 1953 or '54. Chris Wilson
at St. Ignace, MI, July 2, 1954. Julie Schopieray collection
in service at Mackinac Island in 1961. Bill Hoey
interior view. Bill Hoey
in 2001 at Kewaunee, WI. John Garniss
in 1956. Scoot B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
(USCG) on Lake St. Clair, Aug. 18, 1996. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
Collection of photos & history.
Historical Perspectives Gallery

  

in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
in 1952. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
downbound the St. Marys River, Sept. 3, 1994. Jeff & Greg Barber
in 1975. G. Kingsford Collection
after sinking in 1936 at Amherstberg, ON  . Marv Hoffmeyer
Collection of photos & history.

at Sandusky, 1939. Halstead J. Jackson
Collection of photos & history.
in July, 1978. Roger LeLievre
in the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH, July 18, 1967. James H. Jackson
in July, 1974; now sailing as the Manitowoc. Roger LeLievre

underway in the Detroit River 9/68, Dave Glick/Skip Meier Collection.
at Allouez, WI backing from the Great Northern ore docks assisted by the tug Illinois, 1957 - 1997 Calendar

pilot house at the Basic Marine yard in Escanaba, Rod Burdick.
upbound in lower Lake Huron, Aug. 1979. Ray Hillary
getting ready to load grain at the Midstates Elevator. Jim Hoffman
on one of her last trips before scrapping, July 1976. Roger LeLievre
(tug) towing barge D.B. Weldon, Aug. 1974. Roger LeLievre
is shown unloading ore at the Interlake Iron Company Dock (Toledo Furnace). Jim Hoffman
loading.
Jim Hoffman
downbound Lake St. Clair, 1977. Rudi Rabe
in 1977 at Cleveland. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar
(winter) at C&O Coal Docks "Frog Pond" area, left to right: Harry L. Allen, George E. Seedhouse, George M. Steinbrenner, and Hennepin. Jim Hoffman
(winter) at Toledo Overseas Terminal Docks: front to back  G.A. Tomlinson, J.R. Sensibar, Joseph H. Frantz, and Edmund Fitzgerald. Jim Hoffman
& James R. Barker loading at Taconite Harbor. August 7, 1978. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 Calendar
Trenton Channel, 1979. Capt. William A. Hoey
outbound Calumet River. July, 1974 by J.W. Bissell
outbound Maumee Bay. She just finished loading coal at the C&O Coal Docks. Jim Hoffman

, with a bum boat along side as she loads at Superior, WI. The Topdasfjord was to collide with and sink the Cedarville in 1965. William Forsythe collection
Collection of photos & history.
towing tugs New York & California, Detroit River, 2000. Mike Nicholls - 2005 Calendar
(tug)  in the Welland Canal 1986. John Philbin
. Sid B. Ferriss Collection, courtesy Wade P. Streeter

  

and R.E. Webster in lay-up at Toledo's C&O Docks "frog pond" area in the early 1970's. Jim Hoffman, M.A. Hanna Co., at the Soo Locks ca. 1923. Martin Pickands collection
in Kinsman colors. Roger LeLievre
(Photo taken by Henry S. Pickands, founder of Pickands, Mather & Co. and his young son, James Pickands II.) 

in 1981. Gene Onchulenko from the 2002 calendar.
(left to right) Edwin H. Gott, Edgar B. Speer, Irving S. Olds, Sewell Avery, Arthur M. Anderson, Eugene P. Thomas, Thomas W. Lamont, Robert C. Stanley.
Bob Carlson Collection
, a USN training aircraft carrier, upbound on her delivery trip to Chicago. The Sable is the converted D&C passenger ship Greater Buffalo converted at Buffalo, NY. Photo taken from the onboard the Joseph Wood upbound on Lake St. Clair in 1942. Tom Garvey
on the Maumee River in 1989, Crispin Oglebay in the background. Jim Hoffman - 2010 Calendar

  

(Straits of Mackinac ferry) boarding passengers and vehicles in the 1950's. Roger LeLievre
(Collection of pictures)
in 1969. Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
approaching the Sun Oil Dock. Taken from the Craig Bridge in Toledo. Jim Hoffman
at the Soo in 1976. Jim Hoffman

in 1990. Rene Beauchamp
Historical Perspectives Gallery
 at Mission Point, Jan. 1972. Roger LeLievre
loading grain at Huron, OH in 1977. John Vournakis
at Port Huron, MI in 1981. Dick Wicklund

  

at Port Colborne, 1959. William J. Luke
from the cover of the 1999 Calendar. Featuring photos by Edward J. Morris
  (Norman W. Foy in background) at Duluth, 1957. Edward J. Morris
Rev. Peter Van Der Linden
at Kingsville, Ontario early 1930's. Rudi Rabe
(American Fortitude) Collection of photos & history
at the C&O Coal Docks getting ready for spring fitout. Jim Hoffman
at the C&O Docks "Frog Pond" area awaiting her fate. Jim Hoffman
(Fuel Boat) Photo taken 1971 at Gary, Indiana - 1992 Calendar

in the Welland Canal, 1969. Halstead J. Jackson
on the Detroit River, July 15, 1993. Skip Meier - 2008 Calendar
Historical Perspectives Gallery
at the Pass Street boat docks, Buffalo, NY - 1909 from the Library of Congress American Memory Collection - Haines Photo Co.
taken from the Bluewater Bridge, Port Huron, MI circa 1930's. John Belliveau  Collection
(before lengthening) being towed down river after loading a grain cargo. The tug Pennsylvania is assisting her. Jim Hoffman
at lay up in South Chicago. Rudi Rabe
at Mission Point on the St. Marys River, August 1968. Jon Paul Michaels
in July, 1976. Roger LeLievre
in December, 1978. Jon Paul Michaels
scrap tow to Pakistan with McAllister tugs on the St. Lawrence River off Verchиres, QC in August 1980. . Marc Pichй
underway, James R. Hoffman

upbound the Welland Canal at Bridge 5, May 1, 1987. Marc Dease
approaching the Allanburg Bridge in 1985. Brian Bernard
in Gaelic colors outbound Maumee Bay. She is the bow tug handling the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers large hopper dredge Markham tow from the Shipyard. Eventually the Markham would be headed overseas to England. Jim Hoffman
(tug)
breaking ice in the Detroit River, 1983. Mike Nicholls.
, underway in the St. Mary's River. J.R. Hoffman
in the St. Marys River, 1978. Gregory S. Rudnick - 2006 Calendar

(collection of photos)
Historical Perspectives Gallery
Gene Onchulenko
Collection of photos & history.
photo taken on the St. Clair River 1962 - 1994 Calendar
moored at the CSL docks in Toronto. Photograph taken in the mid 1940's. From the John Belliveau collection.
in 1956. Scott B. Worden Jr. - 2003 Calendar
Collection of photos & history
Historical Perspectives photo gallery
Collection of photos and history.
underway Detroit River, 7/63. Dave Glick/Skip Meier Collection.
at lay-up in Toledo 1973. J.R. Hoffman

  

 

  

inbound Holland, MI in the mid 1970's. Jim Bissell
in Detroit River September, 1976 - 1995 Calendar
loading coal at the C&O #3 Dock. Jim Hoffman
going through spring fitout at the Hocking Valley Docks. Jim Hoffman

  

at Toledo during Spring fit out late 1960's Jim Hoffman
entering Duluth, MN, May 1966. E. C. Carlson photo from the Carl Fredericks collection

at Ashtabula, OH prior to 1910. (Gene Nieminen collection)

Photo Collections  

Over 50 images taken in the 1970's Roger LeLievre
photo collection
photo collection.