2014 Ship Sightings

I haven’t been out on the water (yet!) this season, but some wonderful shots have been captured of ships making their way through the difficult ice conditions of 2014! The following pictures are courtesy of @JasonChurch  -Chief Officer aboard the Baie St Paul (April 21, 2014) BlrGZ6yCYAAQ5xk BlrG42rCAAAih4y The USGC Mackinaw assisting Herbert C Jackson into Upper Harbour Marquette (April 24, 2014). Photo courtesy of @RodBurdick BmF9tdvCQAA6N3v Pictures Courtesy of @CaptainTedBrown (April 25, 2014) BmEU5NOCMAA8NW2 BmELj0BCEAABtPa First sighting of the year! The Cuyahoga -Great Lakes Fleet: 05/07/14-Bruce Mines, ON (notice the ship is surrounded by ice) photo (11) The Herbert C. Jackson: 09/05/14-Sault Ste. Marie photo (12)   We finally made it out onto the water! Our first official ship sightings of the 2014 season are the Algosteel and the Presque Isle-a fantastic start to the shop spotting season! The Algosteel: (Central Algoma Corporation)05/07/2014-Bruce Mines, ON algosteel  algosteel 2 The Presque Isles: (Great Lakes Fleet) 05/07/2014-The North Channel (Near Richard’s Island) photo (3) Unidentified Central Algoma Corporation: 05/07/2014-Thessalon, ON photo (4)  photo (5) The Frontenac (Canada Steamship Line) 07/07/2014 Thessalon  DSCN0328                DSCN0332                 The Herbert C. Jackson (Interlake Steamship Co ) 07/10/2014   Sailors Encampment -St. Joseph Island/North Channel DSCN0363            jackson      DSCN0374                                      The American Spirit (The American Steamship Company) 07/12/2014-International Bridge AmericanSpirit   The Algosteel (Central Algoma Corporation) 07/12/2014-Mackinaw Bridge algosteel2 The Saginaw-07/13/2014-Thessalon Harbour saginaw The Stewart J Cort:07/14/2014-St. Mary’s River (Sugar Island/Neebish Island) stewartcort1  stewartcort2    stewartcort5   stewartcort6           stewart j cort 6   The Whitefish Bay (Canada Steamship Line): 07/18/2014-Bruce Mines, ON photo (22) The John B Aird (Algoma Central Corporation): 07/18/2014- St. Mary’s River photo (23)    photo (24) The Edgar B Speer: 07/19/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, On Locks photo (25) The Spruceglen (following the Edgar B Speer)-07/19/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, On Locks Spruceglen captain: Captain Andrew Ferris: @SaltCaptain photo (28)         photo (29) The Assiniboine: 07/19/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, On Locks Follow the Assiniboine with @soonmidnight photo (30)      photo (31) The Kaye E Barker: 07/20/2014-Lake Nicolet Channel in the St. Mary’s River photo (32)  photo (33)  photo (34) The James R Baker: 07/20/2014-Lake Nicolet Channel in the St. Mary’s River photo (35)       photo (36) The Cuyahoga: 07/20/2014: Bruce Mines, On photo (37) photo (38) photo (39) photo (40) The American Integrity: 007/21/2014- St. Mary’s River photo (41) photo (42) photo (43) The Tadoussac: 07/21/2014-St.Mary’s River photo (44)  photo (45) photo (46) The Algorail:07/23/2014-Thessalon Harbour photo (55)  photo (53) The Algomarine (Algoma Central Corporation) :07/25/2014-St. Mary’s River (Nicolet Channel) photo (48)       photo (60) photo (62)  photo (57) The St. Clair:07/25/2014: St. Joseph Island (Sailor’s Encampment) photo (54)  photo (56) The Thunder Bay (Canada Steamship Lines):08/04/2014-St. Mary’s River photo (69)  photo (73)     photo (71) photo (74)    photo (70)

The John H. Thompson:08/04/2014-St.Mary’s River

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The Constable Carriere (Canada Coastguard):08/04/2014-Sailors’s Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The tug Defiance and the barge Ashtabula: 08/04/2014-Sailor’s Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The Thunder Bay (Canada Steamship Lines)& John H. Thompson: 08/04/2014-St.Mary’s River

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The Niagara:08/09/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Algowood: 08/09/2014-Sault Ste Marie, St. Mary’s River

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The Assiniboine:08/09/2014-Sault Ste Marie, St. Mary’s River

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The Ken Boothe Sr (tug) & the Lakes Contender (barge): 08/09/2014-Sault Ste. Marie Locks
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The American Spirit:08/09/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, St. Mary’s River

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The Edwin H Gott:08/09/2014-Sailor’s Encampment, St. Jospeph Island

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The Lee R Tregurtha:08/10/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Herbert C Jackson:08/10/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Herbert C Jackson passing the Lee R Tregurtha:08/10/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Algoway:08/12/2014-Thessalon Harbour

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The Mesabi Miner:08/17/2014-St. Joseph Island, St. Mary’s River

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The Algoma Transport:08/17/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, St. Mary’s River

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The Presque Isle:08/17/2014-St. Mary’s River

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The Robert B Pierson:08/22/2014: Bruce Mines, On

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The Ojibway:08/22/2014-St. Mary’s River

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The American Century:08/23/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The HHL Congo:08/23/2014-Sailors Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The Three Rivers:08/23/2014-Sailors Encampment, St. Josephh Island

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The Algomarine:08/24/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Kaye E. Barker:08/24/2014-Sault Ste. Marie, St. Mary’s River

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The Radcliffe R Latimer:08/24/2014-Lake Nicolet, St. Mary’s River

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The Algowood:08/24/2014-Sailors Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The James R Barker:08/24/2014-Sailors Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The James R Baker chasing the Algowood:08/24/2014-Sailors Encampment, St. Joseph Island

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The Kaye E Baker: 08:/28/2014- St. Mary’s River

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The Thunder Bay: 08/28/2014- St. Jospeh Island

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Ship sighting from flight from Toronto: 09/26/2014

A ship passing the Sault Ste. Marie Airport runway

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The Algosar: 09/27/2014-St. Mary’s River

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The Kaministiquoa: 09/27/2014-St. Jospeh Island-the last official ship sighting from the water of the season!

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The Algorail: 09/28/2014-Thessalon, Harbour

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Unnamed ship:10/18/2014-Pump House Beach, Terrace Bay (near Slate Islands)

Ship following shore due to high winds on Lake Superior

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