The tug Olive L. Moore, with the barge Lewis J. Kuber, called on the Saginaw River late Thursday evening. The pair stopped at the Wirt Stone Dock in Bay City to unload.
For June, there were 19 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River, which is up one from the same period last year. For the year to date, there have been 13 fewer passages with a total of 36 so far in 2011. Looking at long term averages for the month of June, vessel passages are 12 below average for the month, while the year to date number is 42 passages below the average of 78.
Princess Wenonah during the 1st night of Bay City Fireworks on Thursday