Archives for July 2009

Waiting in the river for a dock

The Algolake (above) came under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge at 6:17 this morning (Friday, July 31, 2009). She then moved up the Duluth harbor and made a turn so she could back into the St. Louis River, going under the Blatnik Bridge first and then finding a  spot to wait just in front of the Bong Bridge, a mile or so up the river. She was waiting for the Walter J. … [Read more...]

Two ways to look at the Clelia II

The Clelia II will be back early Saturday morning with a new group of passengers who boarded in Toronto and will get off here, after which a new group will board here for Toronto, leaving Duluth late Saturday afternoon. It is a one week trip each way. The cruise ship will be back in two weeks for her 4th of 6 trips here this summer. Early in the morning of July 18, I was … [Read more...]

Peter R. Cresswell makes an appearance in the Twin Ports: note: the Cresswell departed Duluth on Wednesday morning, July 29, 2009 at 5:33.

The Peter R. Cresswell arrived in port on July 28, 2009, going under the Lift Bridge and here she is moving up the Duluth harbor at 1:30 in the afternoon. She is here to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. She has been here only 11 times since 1996, two of those trips came last year. On one of those visits, she loaded iron ore pellets; on the other, coal. This … [Read more...]

James R. Barker and the Rose Garden in Duluth

The James R. Barker added to a pleasant summer evening in Duluth as she came into port just after 8 pm on Monday, July 27, 2009. … [Read more...]

Peter R. Cresswell departing Duluth

The Peter R. Cresswell is pictured approaching the lift bridge as it was departing the port in March 2008. It is expected to arrive this evening to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. It has been here only 11 times since 1996, two of those trips came last year. On one of those visits, it loaded iron ore pellets; on the other, coal. This is the Canadian-flagged … [Read more...]