She was the first deep-draft oceangoing vessel to arrive here after transiting the length of the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. Just below, the tug Edward H. carries the Larrinaga banner under the Lift Bridge. Leo Franklin (below right) was there on Sunday and he was there 50 years ago serving as deck boss, in charge of loading the English flagged ship. Melissa Ganje, Fox 21, found Leo and interviewed him … [Read more...] about The Ramon de Larrinaga, represented by the tug Edward H., came into port on Sunday afternoon exactly 50 years after the original Larrinaga came in 1959.
Archives for May 3, 2009
This has been and undoubtedly will continue to be a slow season, at least starting out. But that is not obvious in the Twin Ports this weekend. The American Integrity came in on Saturday morning for coal (above) but had to wait on the American Century and the John D. Leitch to complete loading their cargos of coal. The James R. Barker was expected to come in from anchor earlier this morning after the Integrity departed. The Canadian Transport … [Read more...] about American Integrity gets in line for coal
The ceremony to recognize the anniversary of the Coast Guard rescue attempt by Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Edgar A. Culbertson was held on Thursday afternoon, April 30, 2009. Above, a combined Duluth Police Department and Coast Guard honor Guard starts the ceremony off. Below, members of the Coast Guard watch over the tribute. Above left, Commander M. P. … [Read more...] about The Coast Guard and community remember a hero