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Saturday, August 19, 2000

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Upbound Vessels:

Name
Registry
Destination
Additional Information
Gordon C. Leitch
Canada
Port Colborne
Secured at wharf 20, the Government grain elevator in the outer harbour at Port Colborne early this morning to load a part cargo of grain for a St. Lawrence River port
Cuyahoga
Canada
???
Departed upbound from wharf 12 early this morning with stone
Lake Erie
Canada
Milwaukee
Loaded with steel products from antwerp, Belgium. She was also carrying two yachts on deck. A sailboat which measured about 40' and a twin engine motor yacht that was around 50' long. Both had been loaded in Antwerp and were to be delivered to Milwaukee
Clipper Falcon
Bahamas
Windsor
Upbound in ballast to load. She unloaded steel products in Montreal several days earlier
Canadian Century
Canada
Ashtabula
In ballast
Tanker - Rathrowan
Norway
Sault Ste. Marie
In ballast to load coal tar for Denmark
J.A.W. Iglehart
U.S.A.
Cleveland
Loaded with cement from Bath
Brunto
Norway
Thunder Bay
In ballast to load peas in Thunder Bay for Sardina Island, Italy
Paterson
Canada
Chicago
Upbound with iron ore from Quebec
Canadian Voyager
Canada
Lakehead
In ballast to load wheat
Duden
Turkey
Duluth
Upbound at Port Robinson around 23:40 in ballast to load grain for Europe
Ziemia Tarnowska
Poland
Cleveland
Departed from lock 3 in St. Catharines around 23:30 loaded with steel prooducts from Holland
Canadian Olympic
Canada
???
Port Weller ETA around 01:50 on the 20th
Koningsborg
Holland
Cleveland
Port Weller ETA around 02:00 on the 20th with a partial load of steel

Downbound Vessels:

Name
Registry
Destination
Additional Information
Capt. Henry Jackman
Canada
Hamilton
Arrived in Hamilton around 04:00 to unload
English River
Canada
Bath
In ballast to load cement for Buffalo
Lake Champlain
Marshall Islands
Sorel
Destined for Casablanca, Morocco with grain from Thunder Bay
Jean Parisien
Canada
Hamilton
Loaded with coal from Ashtabula. Arrived in Hamilton at 18:00 for Stelco
John B. Aird
Canada
Valleyfield
 
Hilal II
Turkey
Montreal
Destined for Algeria with durum wheat from Duluth
Gordon C. Leitch
Canada
Seaway
Departed wharf 20 in Port Colborne around 20:30 partially loaded with grain. She was at Port Robinson at 24:00
Isa
Cyprus
Montreal
Port Colborne ETA around 07:00 on the 20th with peas and canola seeds from Thunder Bay destined for Spain
Rubin Stork
Panama
Montreal
Port Colborne ETA around 10:40 on the 20th in ballast

Vessels at Wharfs:

Name
Registry
Location
Juleen II (Pilot boat)
Canada
Port Weller pilot boat dock
Lady Kim (Pilot boat)
Canada
Port Weller pilot boat dock
J.W. Cooper (Pilot boat)
Canada
Port Colborne pilot boat dock
Tug - Everlast
Panama
Wharf 1 - Secured alongside the north face of wharf 1
Sweep Scow No. 4
Canada
Wharf 5 - The Thorold Industrial docks
Halifax
Canada
Wharf 16 - The former R&P coal dock in Port Colborne for engine reparis
Vac
Canada
Wharf 18.1 - The West Street wharf - Port Colborne
Gordon C. Leitch
Canada
Wharf 20 - The Government Elevator in Port Colborne's outer harbour. Secured there early this morning and departed around 20:30 downbound with a partial load of grain
CGR 100
Canada
Wharf 51 - Port Weller Coast Guard station
James E. McGrath
Canada
Wharf 52 - Port Weller Drydocks - tug dock
New Louis R. Desmarais hull #79
un-registered
Wharf 52 - Shallow drydock - Under construction
Algowood
Canada
Wharf 52 - deep dock - For repairs to her misdhip hold section and lengthening from 730 feet to 740 feet overall
Remains of - J.W. McGiffin's old hull
un-registered
Wharf 57 - International Marine Salvage scrapyard
H.M. Griffith's hull
un-registered
Wharf 57 - International Marine Salvage scrapyard (now being dismantled)
Tarantau
un-registered
Wharf 57 - International Marine Salvage scrapyard
Canadiana
un-registered
Adjacent to wharf 59 - Marsh Engineering drydock
Laid up there partially sunk since July 23, 1988

Additional Vessel Movements

Duden
Turkey
Departed pier 8 in Hamilton harbour west at 12:30 in ballast for the canal destined for Duluth to load durum wheat
Thorshope
Cyprus
Departed Hamilton today at 19:30 and arrived in Toronto at 21:30 to unload steel products
Koningsborg
Holland
Departed Cote Ste. Catherine this morning continuing westbound for the canal. She has unloaded portions of her steel cargo in Nova Scotia and in Cote Ste Catherine. The remainder will be off loaded in Cleveland
Saturn
U.S.A.
Arrived in Oswego today
Tug - Valentine Moran & barge - Pennsylvania
U.S.A.
Eastbound in the Seaway for Tracy, Quebec
Jade Star
Canada
Westbound on Lake Ontario at 24:00 from Montreal for Hamilton
Morias
Greece
Westbound in the Seaway at Snell at 19:50 for Burns Harbor with finished steel products from Brazil
Darya Kamal
Hong Kong
Westbound in the Seaway at Snell at 22:30 for Marinette with pig iron from Brazil
Alaska Rainbow
Greece
Westbound in the Seaway at Snell at 23:45 destined for Thorold with bauxite from western Africa
Millenium Osprey
Cayman Islands
Westbound in the Seaway east of Snell at 24:00 for Hamilton, Cleveland, Detroit and Burns Harbor with steel products from Antwerp, Belgium and Brake, Germany.
Helena Oldendorff
Panama
Revised order out of Montreal at 01:00 on the 20th for Toronto
Seaharmony II
Malta
Due to enter the Seaway around 16:00 on the 20th
Frontenac
Canada
Departed Stelco in Hamilton around 13:00 destined for Picton to load cement clinker
Capt. Henry Jackman
Canada
Departed Hamilton around 13:30 destined for Quebec City in ballast
U.S. Brig Niagara
U.S.A.
Departed Prescott this morning westbound for the canal

Most of the information presented in these reports comes from the
Seaway Development Corporation's automated vessel information recording, the
Great Lakes Pilotage Authority recordings and by my own observations.

Thanks Eric Holmes for regular Hamilton reports, Richard Perrin, Robert Archer, the Welland Canal
and Lake Ontario pilots and the following sites for additional information for the
"Additional Movements" section today.

Fairplay Internet Register   Port of Montreal   Duluth Shipping News   Soo River Passage Report
The Thunder Bay report   Daily Salty Positions

If you know of any information that could be incorporated into this report daily please
send me a message. ETAs, ETDs, cargoes being carried, destinations and
current locations of ships on Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River or the Welland Canal.

Current, 24-hour Welland Canal Ship Positions - 1 (905) 688-6462 (Automated Recording)


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