Federal Saguenay gets new paint

Four thousand-footers will arrive in the Twin Ports today. Three will load coal and one iron ore pellets. The Federal Saguenay, flying the flag of the British West Indies, arrived in port on Monday morning to load grain. The picture above shows 2 deck hands doing a little painting while the ship was here in 2005 loading grain. Salt water ships are in almost constant need of … [Read more...]

Federal Saguenay inner workings

This is a view down the deck of the Federal Saguenay when it was in port last year loading durum wheat. It has been at anchor most of the weekend and probably came in to load grain very early this morning. In the picture, there are 2 spouts from the grain terminal hanging from the left over the ship’s cargo holds, pouring grain into the cargo hold. The big rectangular thing … [Read more...]

Federal Saguenay gets paint

Wherever you find sailors on a ship, you find painters, especially on salt water ships that come to Duluth. Their hulls get a double dose since they also have to go through a lot of very narrow locks between here and the Atlantic Ocean, narrow enough that banging against the side of the lock is a normal part of the process of going through them. Painting is also a 'favorite' … [Read more...]

Federal Saguenay taking wheat

This bright red ship, Federal Saguenay, arrived Tuesday morning to load durum wheat. Her crew, all from India, should be departing Duluth this evening with durum wheat for Bari, Italy, on the east coast of Italy. Photo taken September 29, 2004. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 08-24-2005 … [Read more...]

Federal Saguenay

The Federal Saguenay is very red and 656 feet long. It is here discharging steel coils, as it did in the picture above last December. When finished, probably later today, the ship will load grain before departing Duluth. Photo taken December 5, 2003. *submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 09-18-2004 … [Read more...]